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12 more Filipino seafarers arrive from Ukraine

/ 03:19 AM March 23, 2022
Filipino seafarers from Ukraine. STORY: 12 more Filipino seafarers arrive from Ukraine

The 12 seafarers on arriving in Clark. (Photo posted on Twitter by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Sarah Lou Arriola)

MANILA, Philippines — Twelve more Filipino seafarers arrived from Ukraine on Tuesday, according to a tweet by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Sarah Lou Arriola.

The 12 seafarers from MV Filia Joy and MV Filia Glory arrived in Clark, Pampanga.

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“They were evacuated through the Phil Honorary Consulate in Chisinau, Moldova in cooperation with the Phil Embassy in Budapest,” Arriola said.

According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, a total of 330 Filipinos have been repatriated from Ukraine, as of March 21.

It added that it assisted a total of 328 Filipinos in Ukraine as well.

Ukraine has been fighting off an invasion launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 24.

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