European Council President Charles Michel announced in his statement on social media that the first evacuations started from the capital Khartoum.
Michel thanked France and Djibouti, as well as the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, for their contribution to the evacuation efforts.
After the start of the conflict, it was reported that he was attacked at the residence of Aidan O’Hara, the Irish Ambassador of the EU in Sudan. It was announced that Belgian Wim Fransen, the Head of the EU’s Humanitarian Aid Mission in Sudan, was also injured in the armed attack.
Many countries such as the USA and the UK have announced that they have started to evacuate their citizens from Sudan.
The clashes between the army and the Rapid Support Forces (HDK) in Sudan have entered its second week.
In the clashes between the army and the HDK, which was declared a rebel, 413 people lost their lives and 3,551 people were injured in the clashes that broke out on April 15 in the capital Khartoum and other cities.