Mexico City, Mexico — Another flight to repatriate Mexicans fleeing the Ukraine war is schedule to leave Mexico City Friday. The 10:00 a.m. flight will depart Mexico, but this time, with humanitarian aid.
Mexico’s Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard reported that the plane will leave Mexico City bound for Romania with 1.5 tons of mattresses and medicine.
“Friday at 10 a.m., the second flight of the rescue operation for nationals from Ukraine ordered by President López Obrador takes off. It carries 1.5 tons of sleeping mats and medicine for refugees in Romania. Thank you SEDENA and Mexican Air Force!!” he posted on social media.
On Wednesday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that a second Air Force plane will leave for Ukraine to repatriate Mexicans who left due to the war with Russia, as well as Latin Americans who have no way of returning to their countries of origin.