Chinese Ambassador to Iceland Jin Zhijian Takes Interviews with Víglínan of Icelandic Stöð 2 Television on China's Battle Against the Outbreak of Pneumonia Caused by Novel Coronavirus

On Feb 2, Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian took interview with the political commentary program Víglínan (Battle line) of Stöð 2 Television to introduce China's battle against the current outbreak of pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

In the 20-munite interview, Ambassador Jin introduced the effective measures taken by the Chinese government to prevent and control the epidemic, and shared with the audience the latest development and future trend of the epidemic. He emphasized that the epidemic of the novel coronavirus pneumonia can be prevented, controlled and cured, the Chinese government and people have the full determination, confidence and capability to win the battle against the epidemic. Ambassador Jin expressed appreciation for the rational approach taken by the Icelandic government towards Chinese tourists to Iceland. He briefed the current situation of Chinese tourists in Iceland and shared views on reduction of Chinese tourists and its impact on tourism both in Iceland and China.

Víglínan is a signature political commentary program of Icelandic Stöð 2 Television with great influence in local community.

The interview can be viewed as following: