The European Union is preparing to evacuate 1,500 citizens

The European Union is preparing to evacuate 1,500 citizens

Evacuations of foreign nationals are increasing in Sudan. I’European Union Intensify its contacts in order to obtain a cease-fire in Iraq Sudan and be able to evacuate approximately 1 by road 500 citizens They got caught up in the fighting in KhartoumFriday, April 21, a European official announced.

“The evacuation cannot take place through the closed airport, but by land, and we need a three-day ceasefire to carry out such an operation,” he told AFP.

He added, “The security conditions are not available to consider such an operation at the present time, but we will be ready when the time comes.”

The operation was said to be coordinated by France and Greece.

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The meeting of European Union foreign ministers on Monday in Luxembourg will discuss the situation in Sudan.

Head of European diplomacy Joseph Burrell Doubles contacts with the leaders of the countries of the region. He spoke with the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States and the Egyptian Foreign Minister.

Fierce fighting resists the regular army of the general Abdel Fattah Al-Burhanthe de facto leader of Sudan since the 2021 coup, and the paramilitary forces of the Rapid Support Forces of General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo.

The European Union has a delegation in Khartoum and seven countries – France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Greece and the Czech Republic – have representation in the Sudanese capital.

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A European source stressed that “African organizations are working to reach a ceasefire. The stability of the region is at stake.”

belligerents have Several calls for a cease-fire were ignored On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

With Agence France-Presse

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