“Aeroflot” will start evacuating Russians from Turkey on Sunday, July 17, reported “Interfax” the representative of the airline.
“Tomorrow, July 17, SU2134 flight Moscow — Istanbul will take place on schedule at 21:25. The plane will fly to Istanbul empty, will pick up passengers from Turkey at about midnight local time on July 18 and will return to Moscow”, — said the Agency interlocutor. In addition, on 18 July from Moscow to Antalya flight will depart SU2142, which will also take Russian tourists.
In the afternoon on Saturday, President Vladimir Putin instructed to organize the evacuation of Russian citizens from Turkish airports. He also instructed to provide the passengers waiting for departure.
At the airport in Istanbul are now 100-150 Russians, said the Consul General of Russia in Istanbul Andrey Podyachev. Turkey, according to the Association of tour operators of Russia, may be about 4 thousand Russians, of which 1 thousand organized tourists, who came under permits of tour operators.
After the attempted coup that occurred in Turkey in the night of July 16, the Federal air transport Agency has banned all airlines to send Russians to this country. It was noted that to bring the Russians in Turkey can neither Russian nor Turkish airlines.
A military coup in Turkey. Photos
The Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim on the evening of 15 July, said the attempted military coup in the country. The Prime Minister assured that the Turkish authorities will not allow the coup to end…
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