Any Malaysian still stuck in Ukraine should contact embassy in Warsaw, says Saifuddin
JOHOR BARU: Malaysians who are still stranded in Ukraine have been advised to contact the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland for assistance.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah said while those who registered with the Malaysian embassy in Kyiv have been safely sent home, some may still be in Ukraine unbeknownst to him. the embassy.
“Our embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine is temporarily suspended due to the conflict, while all Malaysian citizens, including embassy officers, have returned safely.
“However, we also know that there could still be one or two Malaysians not registered with the embassy, who are still stuck in Ukraine.
“We advise them to contact the nearest embassy, which is the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, for assistance,” he told a press conference at the tower. of the Johor Baru City Council (MBJB), Thursday 3 March.
When asked if Wisma Putra had received any information on such cases, he replied that they had not yet received such information.
“Not to my knowledge. I am mentioning this because we do not require our citizens in any country to register with the respective embassies.
“We know there are not many Malaysians in Ukraine but if there are still one or two who are still in the country, contact them, we will help them,” he said.
On Tuesday (March 1), nine Malaysians and their two dependents safely reached Kuala Lumpur.
Thirteen Malaysians had left Ukraine between February 14 and 24 on the advice of the Malaysian Embassy in Kiev.