India to ship humanitarian assist to Ukraine, ‘evacuation efforts on,’ says MEA, India News News

A complete of six evacuation flights have landed in India from embattled Ukraine, claims Arindam Bagchi, the official spokesperson, Ministry of Exterior Affairs. There have been 1396 passengers in these six flights. 

Whereas talking at a press briefing, Bagchi stated, “Evacuation efforts on… situation on the ground continues to be complex and fluid, some of them quite concerning, but we’ve been able to accelerate our evacuation process. About 8000 Indian nationals have left Ukraine since we issued advisory, not since the conflict began.”

The Indian authorities has determined to deploy particular envoys to 4 international locations bordering Ukraine. Bagchi stated that Union ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia might be going to Romania, Kiren Rijiju to Slovak Republic, Hardeep Puri to Hungary, VK Singh to Poland.

That is being carried out to coordinate and oversee the evacuation course of.

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“We request Indians to go to west Ukraine but don’t reach the border directly as there is rush there, it’ll take time. Go to nearby cities, seek shelter there. We’re making arrangements there, our teams will help you. Don’t panic, we have enough flights,” he stated. 

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi additionally stated that India will ship humanitarian assist together with medicines to Ukraine as requested by the Ukrainian Ambassador.

In the meantime, the embassy of India in Ukraine issued a brand new advisory to Indian nationals. “Weekend curfew lifted in Kyiv. All students are advised to make their way to the railway station for onward journey to western parts. Ukraine Railways is putting special trains for evacuations,” it learn.

(With inputs from companies)

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