INA - Baghdad
Ministry of Foreign Affairs – MOFA announced the return of more than 14,000 Iraqis to the country during the past period.
"The ministry worked to obtain the approvals for the national carrier to enter the skies of many countries to help the return the Iraqis," said the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Al-Sahaf, in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
He noted that about (14391), from (20) countries, with (75) flights and two land trips.
"All countries who were asked to open their airspace to transport stranded citizens responded accordingly," he added "the operations of returning flights were organized quickly and in cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority and Iraqi Airways."