EU evacuates 1,200 citizens from Sudan

EU evacuates 1,200 citizens from Sudan

Europe News Desk!! The European Union (EU) has completed the evacuation of 1,200 European citizens from Sudan on 31 flights. This information was given by the head of foreign affairs of the Union, Josep Borrell. An estimated 400 citizens of the Union are now living in the country, Xinhua news agency quoted him as saying. Borrell said the EU delegation, including the ambassador, was evacuated from Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. “We are evacuating EU citizens and some citizens of other countries,” Borrell told a news conference after a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg. I can’t tell you the exact number. But I estimate that by the end of the day, over 1,200 people have been evacuated by 31 flights. Borrell also called for an end to the conflict. Military clashes have been taking place since 15 April between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Force (RSF). More than 400 people have been killed and nearly 3,500 injured in the clashes as of Friday, according to the country’s health ministry.


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