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Turkmenistan provides airspace for foreign ships to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan

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23 August 2021

 Turkmenistan provides its airspace to foreign vessels for the evacuation of citizens from Afghanistan, the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said on Thursday.

 “As you know, at present a number of countries have begun to evacuate their citizens from Afghanistan,” the press service of the Foreign Ministry said. “In this regard, Turkmenistan, fulfilling international obligations, including those arising from the norms of international humanitarian law, provides its airspace for the transportation of the above category of persons by aircraft of foreign states”.