Iraqis are flying home from Minsk

Over 430 Iraqi citizens have registered for today’s flight from Minsk to Baghdad. writes cites the official representative of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Al-Sahaf, to the news agency Ina.

The first evacuation flight Minsk – Erbil – Baghdad will take place today. It is listed in the schedule of the Minsk airport as flight IA271 of Iraqi Airways.

“The Iraqi Foreign Ministry is coordinating with national authorities to make the evacuation trip a success. Diplomatic teams located in Belarus are working continuously,” said an Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman.