Belarus airline stops flying Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenis from Turkey amid crisis

At the request of the Turkish authorities, Belarusian state-owned airline Belavia announced on Friday that it would stop allowing citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen to board flights from Turkey to Belarus amid a migrant crisis on the border between Belarus and Poland.

"In line with a decision by the Turkish authorities, citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen will no longer be accepted for transportation on flights from Turkey to Belarus, as of November 12, 2021," read a statement on the Belavia website.

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