The Ministry said the information it has gathered is that these countries include Poland, Romania, Hungary, Moldova and Slovakia.

The Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, announced this when he welcomed the first set of Ghanaians evacuated from Ukraine.

On Tuesday morning at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, he also noted that “some of your compatriots at Sume hopefully, will be able to cross over to Russian territory itself.”

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As part of measures to ensure all citizens arrive safely, government has liaised with Culture Airways and Turkish Airlines for their evacuation.

According to Mr Ampratwum-Sarpong, the two institutions have “agreed that any Ghanaian who has crossed to any of these countries where they do fly will be flown home within the next couple of days.”

The Deputy Minister assured that “the government has laid plans to evacuate every student or Ghanaian who is prepared and ready to come home.”

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