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Turkiye has evacuated 404 additional Turkish nationals from Ukraine amid war in that country, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on March. 2.
Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter that with the new evacuations, the total number of citizens who have been evacuated is 8,454.
The evacuations have been done through Bucharest in Romania and the Polish capital, Warsaw.
Bugün Ukrayna’dan 404 kardeşimiz daha yola çıktı. Böylece tahliye ettiğimiz vatandaşlarımızın sayısı 8454 oldu.— Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (@MevlutCavusoglu) March 2, 2022
Ayrıca Ukrayna’dan tahliye ettiğimiz vatandaşlarımız bugün Bükreş ve Varşova’dan Türk Hava Yollarımızla ülkemize sağ salim geldiler.
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More than 2,000 civilians have been killed since Russia launched its war on Ukraine on Feb. 24, according to Ukrainian authorities, while the UN Refugee Agency estimates over 874,000 people have fled Ukraine to neighboring countries.
Many countries are supplying Ukraine with weapons, shut airspace to Russian airlines and banned Russian state-run media.
Russia and Ukraine are set for a second round of peace talks on March 3. The first session was on Feb. 28.