Embassy in Hungary strives to assist Vietnamese evacuated from Ukraine hinh anh 1Vietnamese embassy and communities in Hungary welcome and support Vietnamese people from Ukraine. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Hungary has supported 680 Vietnamese fleeing war-ravaged Ukraine as of March 12.

Of the evacuees, 370 have been aided with food and accommodation and 310 people with food and train tickets to continue moving to other countries in the EU according to their wishes.

Further support is being offered to the group by the embassy, the associations of overseas Vietnamese and Vietnamese students in Hungary.

Earlier, Ambassador Nguyen Thi Bich Thao directed the establishment of a committee in charge of assisting those evacuated from Ukraine and the legal-information and logistics working groups, which are responsible for updating and publishing notices on entry and stay regulations as well as arranging transport, accommodation and neccessities for the evacuees.

According to Thao, so far there is no plan to organise repatriation flights for Vietnamese fleeing to Hungary, as most of them want to take temporary shelters and wait to return to Ukraine if progress is seen in the negotiation results or the situation gets better. They used to live and do business stably in Ukraine, with only a few of them wishing to go to another EU nations such as Germany, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic.

Those who want to return to Vietnam will mostly apply to move to Poland or Romania, she added./.