Folks take shelter in a subway station, after Russian President Vladimir Putin licensed a army operation in japanese Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine February 24, 2022. Photograph by Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered the Ministry of Transport to organize for the attainable evacuation of Vietnamese residents and their households in Ukraine.
The transfer got here as Russian forces pounded Ukrainian cities together with the capital Kyiv with artillery and cruise missiles for a 3rd day working and lots of components of Ukraine are actually at risk.
The PM additionally ordered the Ministry of Overseas Affairs to map out an evacuation plan for residents and embassy workers in Ukraine if needed and help them with housing and important meals.
The ministry can be required to cooperate with international locations within the area, worldwide and humanitarian organizations to help Vietnamese in Ukraine.
The Ministry of Schooling and Coaching and the Ministry of Labor, Conflict Invalids and Social Affairs have been tasked to checklist the variety of Vietnamese working or finding out in Ukraine.
The Ministry of Public Safety is required to create favorable situations in issuing entry and exit paperwork for Vietnamese residents and folks of Vietnamese origin and their relations.
Based on official statistics, there are about 7,000 Vietnamese individuals residing in Ukraine, primarily in Kharkiv, Odessa and Kiev.
Russian forces fired missiles at a number of Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast on Thursday.
A minimum of 198 Ukrainians, together with three youngsters, have been killed and 1,115 individuals wounded to date within the Russian army operation, Interfax quoted Ukraine’s Well being Ministry as stating. It stays unclear whether or not the numbers comprised solely civilian casualties.