The Ukrainian sailors, who have been rescued after the crash of the vessel near the Turkish coasts, went through the passport control in Istanbul and depart to Odesa, reports Ukrainian Ambassador to Turkey Andriy Sybiha.
‘The rescued sailors went through the passport control and fly from Istanbul to Odesa,’ Sabiha stated.
Earlier we reported that Ukrainian sailors, who suffered in the crash of the vessel in Turkey would be discharged from Samsun City Hospital on January 10 and then they would be transferred to Ankara.
The cargo ship under Panama flag, which came from the Russian Azov port, sent a distress signal around 148 km (92 miles) away from the north-eastern Black Sea province Samsun. Four Ukrainians died as a result, seven were rescued. According to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, the tragedy happened due to a wave hit.