Citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine addressed to the Russian Embassy in the United States for assistance in travelling to Russia to reunite with their families. This was announced on Thursday, the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov, answering questions from the media.
The diplomat called "great achievement" send on Thursday next flight "Aeroflot" from new York to Moscow. "On the flight got 369 citizens. Such loading of the aircraft we had not seen before, and that’s a record for us," – quoted in Antonova Facebook of the Embassy.
"more needs to be done. So, we called upon citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine to assist in entrance to the Russian Federation for the reunification of the families," he said.
According to the Ambassador, at the moment there are also a considerable number of appeals from Russian citizens concerning the organization of export of the flight from Miami (Florida). "For direct communication with peers (calls "hot line" the social network) comes a lot of complaints about the organization of the flight from Miami. I can assure citizens that we will make every effort for their early return Home", – said Antonov.
Humanities list of
Antonov said that Russian diplomats have arranged shipping from USA to Russia flight "Aeroflot" on Thursday, 40 people on the humanitarian list.
According to him, "among the passengers of the flight 40 people from the so-called "humanitarian list" drawn up by diplomats of the Embassy. "it was composed of the compatriots who are in difficult life situations, held in USA treatment and rehabilitation with disabilities, the elderly," he said.
"Importantly, all passengers are now managed in compliance with all established rules and procedures to get home – in 24 regions of the Russian Federation. With their authorities, due to the accumulated experience, managed in a timely manner to resolve the issues related to the observance of the citizens of the quarantine and movement in the country", – said the Ambassador of the Russian Federation.
Earlier on Thursday from new York to Moscow flight "Aeroflot" departed, the citizens of Russia, who wished to return home. President of public organization "Russian youth of America" Igor Kochan told TASS that among the passengers of 10 Russian students.
Russia’s Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov on 3 April stated that more than 2 thousand Russian citizens residing in the United States, informed the diplomats about the desire to return home. Then export the flight "Aeroflot" from the US to Russia was organised from new York, 7, 14 and 28 April, and from Los Angeles (California) – may 4.