More than 4,500 Vietnamese leave Ukraine, more evacuation flights to be arranged
VGP – As of 4:00 pm on Friday, more than 4,500 Vietnamese nationals left Ukraine for nearby countries, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Among them, 950 people arrived in Romania, 2,800 in Poland, 660 in Hungary, more than 100 in Slovakia, and about 20 in Russia.
Viet Nam sent first two flights to Romania and Poland to bring home more than 550 nationals over the past few days.
The third and the fourth flights are scheduled to depart from Ha Noi on Saturday for Poland's Warsaw and Romania's Bucharest to pick up 559 citizens who made the crossing into the two European countries.
More repatriation flights will be arranged in the coming days to evacuate those who wish to return to Viet Nam.
Last Thursday, the Government agreed to allow Sun Group to provide financial assistance to the national flag carrier Viet Nam Airlines to carry out 10 repatriation flights.
Vietnamese in Ukraine and nearby countries who need support can contact the following hotlines:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +84-965411118, +84-981848484; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine: +380 (63) 8638999
Vietnamese Embassy in Russia: +79916821617
Vietnamese Embassy in Poland: 0048782257359
Vietnamese Embassy in Romania: 0040744645037
Vietnamese Embassy in Hungary: +36 308 385 699
Vietnamese Embassy in Slovakia: +421 2 5245 1263, +421 915 419 568./.