Jordan evacuates hundreds of citizens from Sudan

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AMMAN — Late on Saturday night, four planes belonging to the Royal Jordanian Air Force arrived at Marka Military Airport in Jordan from Port Sudan International Airport in Sudan. اضافة اعلان

The planes carried 343 Jordanian citizens and citizens from Palestine, Iraq, Syria, and Germany, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.

Efforts of the Jordanian authoritiesMany of the evacuees expressed their gratitude to His Majesty King Abdullah and the Jordanian Armed Forces for their quick measures to ensure their safe return home.

They also commended the efforts of the Jordanian authorities in evacuating them from Sudan under extremely difficult security conditions.

The Jordanian Armed Forces General Command, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, the Ministry of Interior, General Intelligence Department, and the National Center for Security and Crisis Management, prepared and executed an evacuation plan through the Joint National Crisis Cell, which was formed since the beginning of the crisis in Sudan.

Jordan's support to other countriesThe spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Affairs, Sinan Al-Majali, highlighted that Jordan provided facilities to several countries to facilitate the evacuation of their citizens from Sudan, which has witnessed armed conflicts since last week.

Jordan also served as a base for several countries to evacuate their citizens from Sudan, including Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Norway, Britain, and Sweden.

The Jordanian Ambassador in Khartoum, Saed Al-Radaida, and the embassy staff bid farewell to the planes of the Royal Jordanian Air Force before takeoff from Port Sudan International Airport.

The efforts of the Jordanian Armed Forces-Arab Army in operating the planes, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Affairs, serve Jordanian citizens wherever they are and in all emergency situations.

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