Viet Nam gives top priority to ensuring safety of Vietnamese citizens in Ukraine
VGP - The Party, State, and Government of Viet Nam give top priority to ensuring security and safety for the lives and assets of Vietnamese citizens in Ukraine, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters on Thursday.
Given the situation in Ukraine, the Prime Minister issued public telegram No. 201/CD-TTg, dated February 26, 2022, on the protection of Vietnamese citizens and legal entities.
Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has held phone talks with his counterparts of Russia, Ukraine, and Romania, sent a letter to the Foreign Minister of Poland, and received the relevant countries' ambassadors to Viet Nam, asking for their assistance in guaranteeing maximum security and safety for Vietnamese citizens and their families and to create conditions for repatriation flights.
Vietnamese ministries, sectors, and diplomatic missions in relevant countries have arranged repatriation flights to bring home about 1,400 Vietnamese people and their family members who wish to return to Viet Nam./.