The civilian plane from Afghanistan departed to Ukraine today, on September 23. According to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, there are about 100 citizens on board.
According to the plan, a plane from Kabul airport with evacuated people should arrive within 24 hours in Kyiv. Negotiations for an evacuation have continued over the past few days.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the Office of the President of Ukraine agreed on the possibility of evacuating Ukrainian citizens and their families. Representatives of Pakistan, Turkey, Qatar and Afghanistan took an active part in it” – is written in the message.
The Ministry of Defence of Ukraine noted that Ukraine has once again demonstrated its determination to help its own and foreign citizens who are abroad.
To remind, 4 states asked for help in evacuation of citizens from Afghanistan.