As Russia continues its military attack on Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the number of Jamaican students who have left Ukraine has increased to 15.
Yesterday (Wed), the Ministry had reported that 8 of the 42 students pursuing tertiary studies in Ukraine had left the country.
In a release today, the Foreign Ministry said 26 students remain in Ukraine.
25 of them are located in Kharkiv and one is located in L’viv.
According to the Ministry, the Government of Jamaica continues to assist Jamaican students and their families where possible during this period.
The Ministry added that given the situation in Ukraine, Portfolio Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has conferred with her CARICOM colleagues and with other diplomatic partners on the situation.