The Saudi embassy in Kyiv has urged all Saudi citizens in Ukraine to contact the embassy as soon as possible to expedite their departure.
Saudi citizens in Ukraine were encouraged to contact the embassy, and all citizens were advised to postpone travel to Ukraine at this time.
In the face of worries of a Russian invasion, the Ukrainian government has asked its residents to remain calm.
According to the Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the country’s armed forces are prepared to repel any attack.
“It is now critical that the country maintains calm and unity, and that activities that undermine stability and promote panic are avoided,” the statement stated.
Due to the possibility of a Russian ground invasion, the United States has advised its nationals to leave the country within 24 to 48 hours.
Other countries such as the United Kingdom, Latvia, Denmark, and Japan have also urged their citizens to leave Ukraine.