Morocco coordinated the repatriation of the nationals who had been stuck in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe through operations in Istanbul.

Morocco Repatriates 70 Moroccans Stranded in Southeast Asia, Ukraine
Some 33,000 Moroccans were stranded abroad for more than three months after Morocco closed its borders on March 15 to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.