120 Turkmen citizens have returned home from Uzbekistan, Sputnik news Agency reports. On September 23, they crossed the border point "Alat" in the Bukhara region.
According to information, our compatriots could not return to Turkmenistan due to quarantine restrictions imposed in Uzbekistan due to the pandemic.
Citizens temporarily staying on the territory of a neighboring country applied to the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Tashkent. Diplomats resolved the issue at the government level, and as a result, the parties were able to agree.
Turkmen citizens were accompanied by officials of state structures dealing with this issue. Women were given flowers. Eight minor children were also among those who returned.
Turkmenistan continues to work on the organization of export of its citizens abroad. The government of Turkmenistan has organized Charter flights to Turkmenabat international airport from Turkey, Russia, Belarus and India to return its citizens who were unable to return earlier due to the outbreak of the pandemic.