Ukrainians not to be evacuated from Greece, Turkey, Afghanistan so far

Source : 112 Ukraine

Foreign Ministry monitors the situation in these countries and will take action when necessary
11:43, 9 August 2021

Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevhen Yenin

Ukrainian citizens are not going to be evacuated from Greece, Turkey and Afghanistan so far. Yevhen Yenin, the deputy foreign minister said so as quoted by UNN news agency.

"It's not the matter at hand", he said.

According to the official, the Foreign Ministry has been daily monitoring the situation in these countries, and it will take action when necessary.

Yenin added that the evactuation could be taking place according to the government decree when there's a threast for health and lives of Ukrainian citizens.

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