US urges citizens to leave Russia due to airspace closure | international | News
The US Embassy in Moscow on Sunday urged its citizens in Russia to do so Leave the country “immediately” while flights are available Many countries closed their airspace to Russian airlines in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The embassy published this message on its website.Due to the increasing number of airlines canceling flights to and from Russia, and due to the fact that many countries have closed their airspace to Russian airlines.“.
US citizens should consider leaving Russia immediately Through options trading It is still available,” the note added.
Similarly, the embassy warned that there were “multiple reports” Non-Russian debit and credit cards “rejected”It is something that “appears to be linked” to the harsh economic sanctions announced by the United States, Britain and European partners this Saturday against Moscow.
Among them Exclusion of some Russian banks from the SWIFT international financial system and restrictions on the international operations of the Central Bank of Russia.
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, proposed this Sunday No landing, take-off or passage of any Russian aircraft is prohibited In the airspace of the European Union (EU), other countries such as Canada have taken similar measures.
At the end of January, the US State Department. Putting Russia in the “Do Not Travel” Category At the end of January, the growing tensions with Moscow over its military concentration around the Ukrainian border led to the attack on its southern neighbor. (me)