17 octombrie 2021

Afghanistan's 'last Jew' arrives in Istanbul after Turkey grants visa Related news


ISTANBUL Zebulun Simantov, known as the last Jew in Afghanistan, arrived in Istanbul on Sunday after Turkey granted him a visa. Born in Afghanistan's Herat province on the Iranian border before living in the capital Kabul, Simantov, 62, had been evacuated from his home country some time ago. Simantov arrived at Istanbul Airport by a scheduled flight from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, thanks to Turkey issuing a visa and the initiatives and assistance of the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Simantov [...]