Vietnamese evacuees from Ukraine helped return homeland

Thursday, 02/06/2022 18:35
The Vietnamese Embassy in Russia and the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the country welcomed and repatriated 11 Vietnamese people who had fleed from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine to Russia, from May 29-31.

Vietnamese evacuees at Russia's Sheremetievo airport (Photo: VNA)

The group, including four children, was welcomed at Kazan train station on May 29. Two days later, eight of them were supported to repatriate to Vietnam on a Qatar Airways flight.

During their stay at the Vietnamese embassy in Russia, they were received by Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi who wished them to soon overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives when returning the homeland.

According to Nguyen Tung Lam, Head of the embassy’s Desk for Consular Affairs, the desk has maintained contact with Russian authorities at border gates as well as the Vietnamese communities in Rostov on Don, Voronezh and Krasnodar to promptly support Vietnamese evacuees from eastern Ukraine./.