Israel has banned arrivals from Ukraine, including for Ukrainian citizens, and another five countries over COVID-19.
Entry approvals issued before May 1, 2021, are cancelled and applications should be re-submitted, Ukraine's Embassy in Israel reported on Facebook on May 5, 2021.
"As was decided by the respective authorities of the State of Israel, entry as of May 4 is prohibited for foreign nationals from the following countries: Ukraine, Ethiopia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Turkey," it said.
The Ukrainian Embassy has already turned to the Israeli side with a request to provide clarifications regarding the established restrictions.
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