Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says Ukrainian citizens may travel to 45 countries as of August 25.
"Regarding the list of countries that are open for Ukrainian travelers. We realize the summer holiday season is ending. Accordingly, the demand [for travel services] will be lower. Now 45 countries are open and relatively open for Ukraine," he said during an online briefing on August 28.
Read alsoUkraine mulls entry ban for citizens of "red zone" countries, but with some exemptionsThe minister said the figure had changed from that reported two weeks ago, when 42 countries were open to Ukrainian citizens. Now, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Sudan have joined those states.
"The countries still maintain the rules of entry, as some of them allow free entry, while some require the compliance with certain rules," he added.
Noteworthy, Tunisia, which was previously included in the list of countries that had reopened borders to Ukrainians, has put Ukraine on the "red zone" list of states posing a COVID-19 threat.
List of countries that are open for Ukrainian tourists:
Turkey, Serbia, Albania, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia, Belarus, Armenia, United Kingdom, the United States, Mexico, Egypt, Republic of Korea, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Burundi, Bahamas islands, Lebanon, Djibouti, Burkina Faso, Togo, Chad, Bulgaria, Slovenia, UAE, Ireland, Maldives, Antigua and Barbuda, Ecuador, Jamaica, Cambodia, Comoros, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Sudan, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, the island country of Saint Lucia, located in the Caribbean Sea, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Sudan.
- On July 21, Kuleba announced that 39 countries had reopened borders for Ukrainians.
- On August 13, he said 42 countries had already reopened their borders for Ukrainian tourists.
- EU countries remain closed for Ukrainians. During the latest review, Ukraine was not included in the list of "safe" countries. Only certain categories of Ukrainian citizens may enter Europe.