Egypt has received the first group of Russian nationals evacuated from the Gaza Strip amid the ongoing Israeli war, totaling 70 individuals, the Russian News Agency TASS reported on Monday.
WHO said that a mass evacuation would represent a disaster for patients, health workers and other civilians who would remain in the area or be trapped during the Mass exodus.
The Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday the designated evacuation points for Egyptians in Sudan after its success to evacuate a large number of nationals since the outbreak of the country's military conflict.
Andrew Mitchell, UK Minister of State for Development and Africa, extended thanks to Egypt for its support over the past weeks to evacuate the British nationals from Sudan.
The new date will be announced once determined, the ministry said in a statement today.
The evacuation will occur by air before 6:00 A.M. local time, the Ministry added, confirming the continuation of evacuations from the Qastal border crossing and Arqeen border crossing.
A large number of Egyptians will arrive home through a ship moved on Monday to evacuate the Egyptians from Sudan, she added.
Over two says (April 19 and 30), a total of 561 Egyptian citizens in Sudan returned home through the land crossings between Egypt and Sudan.
Egyptian border crossings with Sudan crossings witness an influx of displaced persons as a result of the military clashes between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary Sudanese Rapid Forces (SRF).
The Ministry called upon those who are currently in the base to leave it as early as possible and to go to one of the three following areas: the Egyptian Consulate in Port Sudan, the Qastal border crossing, and Arqin border crossing.
In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Health said its teams are also conducting examination for the nationals returning from Sudan to test them for infectious diseases.
In light of Egypt’s efforts in evacuating its nationals from Sudan, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on Egyptian expats in Sudan who wish to go back home go to the following assembly areas
A total of 2,648 Egyptians returned to Egypt from Sudan on Thursday, bringing the figure to 5,327 since the beginning of the crisis in the southern neighbor.
Egypt does not believe that a military solution in Sudan is possible, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told his British counterpart Thursday.
The five citizens (a woman with her three children and a man) entered across the border with Sudan and then will go back to Lebanon, the ambassador said in a statement on Thursday, noting that the Lebanese nationals are now safe.
“On eight flights, Germany has succeeded in bringing about 700 people from more than 40 countries to safety, under the most difficult conditions,” the embassy said in a post on Facebook on Thursday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Thursday the reception of 16,000 non-Egyptians from Sudan through urban crossings.
Egypt has stepped up its evacuation efforts in Sudan as it managed to evacuate 1,140 citizens on Wednesday, bringing the total to 2,679, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
The parties said that the steps Egypt has taken shows its diplomatic strength.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has thanked Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey for their efforts to evacuate Pakistani nationals stranded in Sudan.