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Published: 16:44, January 11, 2023 | Updated: 18:22, January 11, 2023
China halts visa-free transit policy for citizens of ROK, Japan
By Xinhua
Published:16:44, January 11, 2023 Updated:18:22, January 11, 2023 By Xinhua

Travelers enter a terminal at Beijing Capital International Airport to take flights on Dec 22, 2022. (CUI JUN / FOR CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING- China on Wednesday announced the suspension of the issuance of port visas and the 72/144-hour visa-free transit policy for citizens of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan.

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The action came in response to the discriminatory entry-restriction measures targeting Chinese citizens by a small number of countries, said the National Immigration Administration.  

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