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News ID: 45256
Publish Date: 8:00 - 23 February 2020
Tehran 23 February _US President Donald Trump grew furious over not being told that coronavirus-infected Americans were being flown back to the country from Japan, according to administration officials.

Trump furious for not being told coronavirus-infected would return to USTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-Trump had been assured last Saturday that patients with symptoms aboard the Diamond Princess luxury liner would stay in Japan, the Trump administration officials told The Washington Post on condition of anonymity.

“But the State Department and a top US health official ultimately decided to bring back the 14 Americans who tested positive for the virus on the planes and place them in isolation,” read the report. “Trump learned of the decision only after the fact and was angry that he wasn’t consulted first, complaining that the decision could damage his administration’s handling of the response.”

Trump had been assured last Saturday that patients with symptoms aboard the Diamond Princess luxury liner would stay in Japan, the Trump administration officials told The Washington Post on condition of anonymity.

“But the State Department and a top US health official ultimately decided to bring back the 14 Americans who tested positive for the virus on the planes and place them in isolation,” read the report. “Trump learned of the decision only after the fact and was angry that he wasn’t consulted first, complaining that the decision could damage his administration’s handling of the response.”

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