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No Russians among the victims of the fire in Portugal, said the Federal tourism Agency


 


Area of fires is located in the East district of Leiria, away from the coast. According to tour operators, this area is not popular among Russian tourists


Global Look Press

No Russian tourists among the dead and injured from the severe forest fires in Portugal. It is reported by the website of the Federal tourism Agency with reference to data of the Department of the Situational crisis centre (DSCC) of the MFA of the Russian Federation.

“Zone of fire is located in the East district of Leiria, away from the coast. According to tour operators, this area is not popular among Russian tourists,” – said in the message.

Federal Agency for tourism is in touch with DSCC the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and monitors the development of the situation. Rostourism recommends Russian citizens on the territory of Portugal, to observe personal safety measures, follow the instructions of local authorities and avoid visiting the area of forest fires.

In connection with forest fires , the Russian Embassy in Lisbon have placed a warning for Russian citizens. It said that “due to extreme weather conditions red, the highest danger level set for the districts of Lisbon, Santaren, Setubal and bragança”. The Embassy recommends Russian tourists to be extra vigilant and careful as possible and refrain from visiting these areas of the country. For the rest of Portugal, retained the orange danger level.

A fire broke out in Portugal on June 17 in a mountainous area 200 km North-East of Lisbon. The reason natural disasters are called lightning. It was reported that the death toll has already reached 62.

To fight the fire thrown all forces. In addition, the countries of the European Union to urgently send to Portugal aircraft fire. In connection with the tragedy in the country declared a national mourning.

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