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Turkey evacuates citizens from Kyiv

Turkey has begun to evacuate Turkish citizens stranded in Kyiv as Ankara's political opposition slams the government for failing to act sooner.
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Turkey has begun to evacuate some 200 Turkish citizens stranded at Turkey’s embassy in Kyiv amid escalating fighting between Russian troops and the Ukrainian army.

The Turkish citizens who were sheltering at the embassy in Kyiv were taken to buses and they are en route to Romania, Turkey’s pro-government A-Haber television reported.

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