Plane With 27 Russian Children Arrives In Moscow From Iraq - Ombudsman's Spokesperson

(@imziishan)

Plane With 27 Russian Children Arrives in Moscow From Iraq - Ombudsman's Spokesperson

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2019) A plane of the Russian Emergencies Ministry with 27 Russian children, who mothers remain in Iraqi prisons, arrived on Sunday in Moscow from Iraq, a spokesperson for the Russian presidential commissioner for children's rights told Sputnik on Sunday.

The Il-76 plane landed at the Ramenskoye airport, located near Moscow.

"The plane with the Russian children, whose mothers are jailed in Iraq, has arrived in Moscow," the spokesperson said.

A total of 27 children, aged from four to 13 years old, from 10 Russian regions have arrived in Russia, according to the spokesperson. The children are accompanied by doctors and psychologists.

The Russian authorities have been preparing documents needed for the return of Russian children, whose mothers are imprisoned in Baghdad, since August. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the issue deals with 115 children, 30 of whom returned to their home country in late December.

Your Thoughts and Comments