The citizens of Ukraine are stuck in the Athens Airport due to the mistake in the work of the air companies as RBK-Ukraine reported citing Deputy Foreign Minister Yevhen Yenin.
He noted that the incident took place due to particular mistakes in the work of two air companies and the provision with food, as well as the transportation home of the tourists will be provided at the cost of the airlines.
Yenin noted that today, the Foreign Ministry will inform all airlines that work in Ukraine about the necessity to observe the rules carefully.
As we reported, in Athens, 17 citizens of Ukraine, who flew to Greece from Kyiv, were detained at the airport control. Among the detainees there are children.
Ukrainians were taken to a police station on the territory of the airport and placed in cells, including children. They spent the night there and remain there for now.
Later, it was reported that it is planned to return the Ukrainian citizens on July 7.