13 Ukrainian athletes can't return home in connection with an aggravation of an internal political situation in Lebanon. About it UNIAN
I reported a press - service Ministry of Foreign Affairs with reference to Embassy of Ukraine in the Lebanese Republic.
On May 7 in opposition adjusted forces blocked highways to the international airport of Beirut. Some airlines were compelled to cancel the planned flights or to postpone them to later time.
As of the second half of day on May 8 the international airport of Beirut remained closed on the uncertain period. In this regard in Embassy addresses of citizens of Ukraine began to arrive, which are in Beirut (including group of athletes in number of 13 people), with a request to promote homecoming. The Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon takes measures for the purpose of ensuring the fastest departure of compatriots home.