The Vietnamese Embassy in Romania choose up Vietnamese residents evacuated from Ukraine on March 4, 2022. Picture courtesy of the Ministry of International Affairs
553 Vietnamese residents who’ve fled Ukraine to Romania and Poland amid escalating navy battle there will probably be introduced house on two particular flights subsequent week.
The primary flight carrying 283 passengers, operated by Vietnam Airways, is scheduled to depart from Bucharest in Romania Monday and land in Hanoi a day later, in accordance with the Ministry of International Affairs.
The second flight, operated by Bamboo Airways, will carry house 270 folks from Warsaw in Poland Thursday.
Upon touchdown, all returnees will probably be examined and remoted primarily based on Covid-19 security protocols.
The ministry additionally stated greater than 2,000 Vietnamese have been evacuated from war-torn Ukraine to neighboring international locations.
Greater than 1,000 folks have gone to Poland, 370 to Romania, 190 to Hungary and greater than 40 to Slovakia. As well as, 200 Vietnamese residents are being transported from Moldova to Romania.
Vietnamese authorities will proceed the evacuation of Vietnamese residents and relations from harmful areas in Ukraine to neighboring international locations and repatriate these in want relying on the state of affairs, the ministry stated.
Based on official statistics, there are round 7,000 Vietnamese in Ukraine, primarily in Kharkiv, Odessa and Kiev.
Russian forces have pounded Ukrainian cities together with the capital Kyiv with artillery and cruise missiles for over per week now, and lots of components of Ukraine are actually in peril.