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01.12.2021 (15:30)

Military transport aircraft finished landing evacuated citizens and took off from Afghanistan

Three military transport aircraft, which delivered
humanitarian cargo to the Kabul airport, completed the landing of the evacuated citizens and took off from Afghanistan.

On board the IL-76 aircraft are 214 citizens of the Russian Federation, CSTO member states (Kyrgyzstan) and Afghan students studying at Russian universities.

Russian Defence Ministry planes will deliver evacuated citizens to the Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow.

For refueling, military transport aircraft will make an intermediate landing at the airfields of Hissar (Republic of Tajikistan) and Kant (Kyrgyz Republic).

On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation V.Putin, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, organized the third evacuation by military transport aircraft from the territory of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan of citizens of the Russian Federation, CSTO member states (Kyrgyzstan) and Afghan students studying at Russian universities.

The Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, created an aviation group of 3 military transport aircraft to carry out the export, which took off from the Chkalovsky airfield to Kabul as soon as possible.

Earlier on November 18 this year, more than 200 citizens of the Russian Federation, CSTO member states (Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia), Ukraine and Afghanistan were evacuated from the territory of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan by military transport aircraft.

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