Tunisia decides to send plane to withdraw Tunisians in Ukraine

Advertisement

Amid the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Tunisia decided to send a plane to Poland to withdraw Tunisians residing in Ukraine and wishing to return to Tunisia, reported Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) on Thursday…reports Asian Lite News

“The Tunisian embassy in Poland has informed the association of the Tunisian community in Ukraine of Tunisia’s decision,” the association’s president Tarek Aloui said, Xinhua news agency reported citing the TAP.

The Tunisian community in Ukraine sent a distress call in order to speed up their repatriation, following the attack against Ukraine, Aloui said, adding that the various members of the Tunisian community in Ukraine are safe.

ALSO READ: US Congress to provide $600 mn weapons assistance to Ukraine

In the early hours of Thursday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin authorised a special military operation in the Donbass region.