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Ukrainian plane evacuated another 83 people from Afghanistan

Source : 112 Ukraine

Of these, 31 are citizens of Ukraine
11:56, 22 August 2021

Ukraine's ministry of Foreign Affairs

An Il-76MD military aircraft from Afghanistan landed in Ukraine and evacuated 83 people. Most of them are foreigners. This was announced by Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

"We have evacuated 83 citizens from Afghanistan. Of these, 31 are citizens of Ukraine. These are all citizens of Ukraine who, at the time of the flight, were able to get to the airport," Kuleba said.

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At the same time, the head of the President's Office, Andriy Yermak, noted that "we still have more than 100 Ukrainians in Afghanistan, and the evacuation operation will continue in the coming days."

As we reported earlier, on August 21, a military plane Il-76MD of the 25th Transport Aviation Brigade of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine took off from the Kabul airport (Afghanistan).

For some time he was at the Islamabad airfield (Pakistan).

On the morning of August 22, he landed at the Boryspil airport.

In addition, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on August 21 held a telephone conversation with US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. The parties agreed on cooperation for the evacuation of Ukrainian citizens from Afghanistan on a priority basis.

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