Al-Sahaf announces evacuating more than 3,500 Iraqis stranded at Belarusian borders

  • 12-12-2021, 10:14
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    The Foreign Ministry announced the evacuation of more than 3,500 Iraqis stranded on the Belarusian borders.

    "The ministry has been able to achieve (9) evacuation flights from Minsk with 3,556 passengers and in coordination with Iraqi Airways," ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Sahaf said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), adding that 383 passports have been granted to those who have lost their passports, in Belarus, Lithuania, Latyvia and Poland .
    "The efforts of the ministry and the Iraqi embassies in Moscow and Warsaw are continuing to support the path of voluntary return of willing Iraqi immigrants and the granting of passports," he said, adding that consular delegations were still present in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, and in Poland, Lithuania and Latvia.