Posted on November 16, 2021

Belarus Airline to Stop Flying Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenis From Turkey Amid Crisis

Reuters, November 12, 2021

Belarusian state-owned airline Belavia said on Friday it would stop allowing citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen to board flights from Turkey to Belarus at the request of Turkish authorities {snip}

The European Union says Belarus is encouraging thousands fleeing war-torn parts of the world to try to cross its borders {snip}


Belavia, which is barred from flying over the European Union after the grounding of a plane earlier this year, continues to fly to destinations like Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan.