Italian Ukrainians return from Myanmar by Italian plane
On board an Italian airline plane, 14 Ukrainians took off from Myanmar who were “stuck” in this country due to the quarantine imposed due to COVID-19.
This was reported on Facebook by the Ukrainian Embassy in Thailand.
“Today, 14 Ukrainian citizens are finally returning home” stranded “in the Republic of Myanmar due to the quarantine measures put in place by the countries to fight against COVID-19 … At 12.55 pm, the plane of the Italian airline Neos Airlines took off from Yangon with our citizens on board, “said the report.
The diplomatic mission informed that this special commercial flight was organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ukrainian Embassy in the Kingdom of Thailand quickly developed with the Italian Embassy in Myanmar the possibility of embarking Ukrainian citizens on a special flight, and with the Ukrainian Consulate General in Milan – obtaining permission from Italian authorities to cross the national border by Ukrainian citizens for transit.
“In front of our compatriots is a very difficult path along the Yangon-Milan-Minsk-Ukraine road. These are two flights, a 17 hour transfer, one night to Milan airport, crossing the Belarusian-Ukrainian border and returning home via Ukraine, “said the embassy.
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As reported, on March 12, the government introduced quarantine in Ukraine to combat the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus infection. In particular, commercial establishments were closed, except for grocery stores, pharmacies, petrol stations and banks. The works of the Kiev, Kharkov and Dnipro metros have been stopped, the circulation of land transport in cities, interurban and interregional automobile, rail and air services has been stopped.
Since March 28, Ukraine has completely closed the border for scheduled flights, including aviation.
Now in Ukraine, by June 22, adaptive quarantine is in effect.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru