Almost 1,200 Ukrainians seeking evacuation from Germany amid coronavirus lockdown

20:20, 17 March 2020
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"Attention! Important notice for all citizens [of Ukraine] in Germany who want to return home: the Embassy and consulates in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Munich, and Frankfurt continue registration 24/7 for evacuation to your native country: some 1,192 people have been registered as of now," Ukraine's Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.

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"Ukraine will not leave anyone behind!" he added.

As UNIAN reported, 3,644 Ukrainians seeking evacuation applied to Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs as of March 17.

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