Turkish Airlines cancels Istanbul-Tbilisi flights

Turkish authorities contacted Azerbaijani officials in regard to evacuation of Turkish people from Red Bridge checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan.

Turkish Airlines cancels Istanbul-Tbilisi flights

Turkish embassy in Georgian capital of Tbilisi has been taking several measures for security of Turkish people in Georgia after start of clashes in South Ossetia, the officials said on Sunday.

Officials from the embassy said that efforts were under way for a possible evacuation of Turkish citizens who were living in Tbilisi and its vicinity if clashes continued in South Ossetia.

Turkish authorities contacted Azerbaijani officials in regard to evacuation of Turkish people from Red Bridge checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan.

Turkish Airlines (THY) cancelled its Istanbul-Tbilisi flights temporarily, Ali Genc from the company said.

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Last Mod: 11 Ağustos 2008, 11:13
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