Iran urges its citizens to leave Ukraine- ISNA

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DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Iran urged its citizens residing in Ukraine to leave the country, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Thursday.

Iran's embassy in Ukraine is currently working on obtaining flight permits for the evacuation flights given that the Ukrainian airspace is currently closed, ISNA added.

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Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; Editing by Alison Williams

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