Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry: 239 compatriots returned from Russia
A charter flight of Ural Airlines OJSC on the Yekaterinburg-Osh with 239 Kyrgyz citizens on board arrived in Kyrgyzstan on July 31, the press service of the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said, Trend reports citing Kabar.
This flight was performed as part of implementation of agreements, reached by the Kyrgyz, Russian Foreign Ministries in accordance with the instruction of President and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic as part of the ongoing work on the return of Kyrgyz citizens, located in foreign countries because of temporary closure of borders and the suspension of international passenger air traffic due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the world.
Kyrgyz students studying in Russia and citizens in urgent need of return to the Kyrgyz Republic from Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Surgut, Magnitogorsk, Salekhard, Khanty-Mansiysk, Novy Urengoy, Kurgan and Perm (with various diseases, elderly, pregnant women and mothers with small children, as well as citizens who found themselves in a difficult life situation) have been returned to Osh city of Kyrgyzstan.
Work on the return of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, located in Ural Federal District and wish to return to their homeland, will continue.