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India sets up control rooms in Kyiv, Delhi for Indians in Ukraine



Following an escalation of tensions in Ukraine, with fears of war with Russia looming large over the country,India has set up control rooms in Delhi and its embassy at Kyiv, to respond and provide information to Indian nationals and their families in Ukraine. A 24-hour helpline has been set up at the Indian Embassy in Ukraine, the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

There has been panic amongst the Indian community in Ukraine over availability of flights from Ukraine to India. The Embassy has asked Indians not to panic, but try and book on the earliest flight available. Currently, the Ukranian International Airlines, Air Arabia, Fly Dubai and Qatar airways are operating from Ukraine. Air India is also expected to pitch in with flights soon.

The contact details of the control room in Delhi are: Phone +91 11 23012113, +91 11 23014104, +91 11 23017905 and 1800118797 (toll free). Email: situationroom@mea.gov.in.

The contact details of the helpline in the Indian embassy in Ukraine are: Phone, +380 997300428 +380 997300483, Email: cons1.kyiv@mea.gov.in.





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