On March 10, a large group of students from Turkmenistan studying at Ukrainian universities arrived in the city of Turkmenabat on a special flight, the state news agency TDH reported .
The publication explained the return home of students from Ukraine to “difficult circumstances that have arisen in Ukraine.”
“The Turkmen students who returned to their homeland express their deep sincere gratitude to the leader of the nation for truly paternal care ,” TDH writes.
According to Turkmenistan ru, there were 282 citizens of Turkmenistan on board the plane, who managed to cross from Ukraine to Romania through humanitarian corridors, and then, as a result of coordinated actions of the diplomatic departments of the two countries, they were sent by air to their homeland.
Earlier, "Chronicles of Turkmenistan" reported that the citizens of Turkmenistan, left without support in Ukraine at the time of the outbreak of hostilities, are trying to leave the country on their own. Some left for Poland, others go to Romania, from where they go through Bulgaria to Turkey.
According to the results of an anonymous survey on the HT Telegram channel, in which 105 people took part, the embassy provided support to 14 (13%) Turkmen citizens who were in Ukraine, 22 people (21%) phoned the diplomatic mission, but could not help them, 38 who took part in the survey (36%), they did not get through to the embassy, and 31 (30%) did not even try to contact diplomats.
On March 1, several Turkmen citizens arrived in Istanbul from Ukraine . At the same time, it was reported that one Turkmen citizen was killed and one wounded in Kharkov, Ukraine.
In early March, 10 Turkmen citizens, including a woman with a 9-month-old baby, crossed the Ukrainian-Romanian border and asked for help from the Refugee Reception Center in the city of Focsani.
Another 25-year-old citizen of Turkmenistan, wounded in the arm and leg, was admitted to the hospital in the Romanian city of Sighetu-Marmatiei.
It was also previously reported that the mother of a Turkmen student Serdar Annaorazov , who disappeared in Ukraine, received a call from a man who introduced himself as an employee of the Turkmen embassy, who told the woman that her son had died.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan