MOFA: A flight to bring back 158 Iraqis from Egypt

Thursday 09th July 2020 - 18:14

MOFA: A flight to bring back 158 Iraqis from Egypt

 INA - Baghdad


The Foreign Ministry announced that it will operate a flight to bring back 158 Iraqis from Egypt, in coordination with the Crisis Cell.

The exceptional flight (17) left Cairo airport to the capital, Baghdad, in coordination with the Crisis Cell and the Protocol Department at the
Ministry and Iraqi Airways with (158) passengers trapped in Egypt in the light of the suspension of flights as a preventive measure against the outbreak of the new Corona virus, according to the Ministry's statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA).

The statement included that the Iraqi embassy in Egypt called, through its official account on social media and hot numbers, the Iraqi citizens who want to return to the country, to register their data for a return.

The ambassador of the Republic of Iraq and its permanent representative in the Arab League, Ahmed Nayef Al-Dulaimi, praised the efforts made by the airlines in the conduct of flights, and the great cooperation shown by the Egyptian side in facilitating the preparation of trips, noting that the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Cairo continues to receive requests for those who wish to return to homeland of those who entered the Arab Republic of Egypt for the purpose of tourism, or treatment.