36 Jordanians evacuated from Gaza— Foreign ministry

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AMMAN —The Directorate of Operations and Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has announced the evacuation of 36 Jordanian citizens over the past two days out of 61 individuals for whom the ministry initiated evacuation procedures from the Gaza Strip to Egypt via the Rafah crossing on Thursday.اضافة اعلان

 The Ministry's spokesman, Ambassador Sufian Al-Qudah, explained that transportation arrangements were made through the Jordanian Embassy in Egypt on Saturday for 18 Jordanian citizens out of the 36 who were evacuated from Gaza to Egypt via the Rafah crossing, Al-Ghad reported.

He added that they were then transported to Jordan aboard a ship belonging to the Arab Bridge Maritime Company, in coordination with the Ministry of Transport. The ship arrived at the port of Aqaba from Nuweiba.

Qudah further stated that the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) received them, provided assistance, medical care, and facilitated transportation for those who wished to travel to Amman.

Additionally, he mentioned that another 18 of those evacuated arrived in Cairo, pointing out that the number of Jordanian citizens evacuated from Gaza to Egypt via the Rafah crossing has reached 799 out of the 1247 individuals registered on the ministry's lists.

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