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Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims planning to take part in the Hajj pilgrimage to delay booking amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that Hajj Minister Mohammed Banten said the kingdom was concerned about the safety of pilgrims and urged people to "wait before concluding contracts".
Some two million people were expected to travel to Mecca and Medina this July and August for the annual gathering.
2020.04.01 / 17:57