Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, in the conditions of Covid-19 spread, created the situation room for coordination of the work of the ministry, involved authorities and international organizations to protect the citizens of Ukraine abroad as the ministry reported.
The situation room was created upon the initiative of Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.
“Coronavirus is quick and dangerous. The Foreign Ministry, however, should be quick to guarantee the security of our citizens. That is why, today, I created the situation room in the ministry and pages of operative information. Firstly, for our citizens; wherever they stay, they should get the necessary information in time and should rely on the untrustable sources. Secondly, each citizen of Ukraine should feel the protection of the Ukrainian state, which will provide necessary support and aid,” the minister stated.
Besides, the ministry created special pages on the social networks for the provision of information about the work of the situation room and the spread of the coronavirus in the world.
According to the minister, the main aim of the situation room is the coordination of work of the Foreign Ministry with involved authorities of Ukraine and representative offices of the international organizations on the provision of help to the citizens of Ukraine infected with coronavirus and who stay abroad.
As we reported, the Kyiv state administration introduced a ban on holding mass events in the capital with the participation of more than 60 people until March 31 due to the spread of coronavirus.
Besides, the Ukrainian government has approved the list of measures that have to be taken in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ukraine.