The Russian government will not issue a travel ban to Surabaya
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, May 13 2018 - 22:30 IWST
Lokasi Bom di Surabaya (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The Russian government has declared no travel ban for Russians who will or want to visit Indonesia, especially the city of Surabaya, despite bomb attacks in three churches in the city.
"We are following the news (about bomb attacks in Surabaya) .There is no travel tire to Surabaya in particular or Indonesia in general," said Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Lyudmila Vorobyeva in a short message received in Jakarta on Sunday (13 / 5/2018)
According to the Russian ambassador, the previous Russian government also never made a travel ban when there are terrorist attacks in Jakarta in 2016 or the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali in 2017.
"So now we are monitoring the situation," he said.
However, Ambassador Vorobyeva also said that until now it is still monitoring and following the progress of the situation in Surabaya and waiting for the list of victims released to ensure that no Russian citizens are victims of bomb attacks in three churches in Surabaya.
The East Java Police Department said of the temporary development that nine people were killed and 40 wounded in bombings in three churches in Surabaya on Sunday morning (13/5).