About 300 Russians returned Tuesday to his homeland from Yerevan to Krasnodar and Zhukovsky in terms of closure of air traffic because of the pandemic of coronavirus, was reported in the Russian Embassy in Armenia.

"Seventh of July, the company "Ural airlines" performed export flights on route Yerevan – Krasnodar and Yerevan – Zhukovsky. These flights has returned home to 291 of the Russian", – said in a message posted on the Embassy page in Facebook.

It is noted that the flights were carried out in the framework of repatriation of Russians carried out by the Russian Embassy in Armenia, in close coordination with the Russian ministries and departments, at the head of the operational headquarters under the government of the Russian Federation.

"Diplomats consular Department of the Embassy coordinated the process of registration and boarding of passengers at the international airport "Zvartnots" and provided the citizens with the necessary assistance. All went normally in compliance with all recommended by the office of Armenia’s security measures", – stated in the message.

The Embassy said that in total, the integrated work was exported from Armenia with 2167 people.

"the Work to return the Russians home continues", – noted in the Embassy.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel (crew change) on the territory of the Russian Federation and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

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