A written statement was made by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the army regarding the situation of the Egyptian soldiers in Sudan.
In a written statement, Egyptian Army Spokesman Colonel Garib Abdulhafiz noted that coordination was established with the authorities on Wednesday for 3 Egyptian transport planes to land at an airbase in Sudan to evacuate Egyptian soldiers in Sudan to participate in joint training.
Abdulhafiz stated that as a result of the coordination carried out with Sudanese authorities, neighboring countries and the Red Cross Committee in Sudan, most of the soldiers returned to Cairo by 3 planes, while the others were transported to the Egyptian Embassy in the capital Khartoum and that if a safe environment is established, they will also be returned to the country.
“Coordination established with UAE”
In the statement, Abdulhafiz stated that the health of the soldiers was good.
In the statement of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that coordination was established with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the delivery of Egyptian soldiers to the embassy.
On the other hand, the UAE news agency WAM announced that the mediation of the Abu Dhabi administration to ensure the safety of the Egyptian soldiers in Sudan was successful.
In the news, it was stated that Egypt and the UAE continue to work in order to stop the conflicts in Sudan and to establish a dialogue between the parties.
The Rapid Support Forces (HDK), which clashed with the Sudanese army, announced on April 16 that the Egyptian soldiers in the country were safe as part of the military exercises. “We will hand over the Egyptian soldiers when security returns to normal,” the statement said. expression was used.
Clashes between army and HDK in Sudan
Armed clashes broke out between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (HDK) on the morning of April 15 in Khartoum and other cities, the capital of Sudan. The disagreement between the army and the HDK regarding the military security reform, which envisages “the full participation of the HDK in the army”, had turned into a hot conflict in the last few months.
The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the Sovereignty Council Chairman and Army Commander General Abdulfettah al-Burhan decided to dissolve the HDK, which clashed with the army, and to declare a rebel force against the state, and that it would act on this basis.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced yesterday that the number of people who lost their lives due to the ongoing conflict in Sudan has risen to 300.