The USA carried out its first evacuation in Sudan.
“On April 29, a convoy of US citizens, local employees, allied and partner countries, organized by the US government, arrived in Port Sudan,” the State Department said in a written statement. From there, we assist eligible US citizens and others to travel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Additional US personnel are stationed here for consular and emergency services.” it was said.
“We sent a message to every US citizen who contacted us during the crisis, and special instructions were given to those who wanted to leave by land,” the statement said. expression was used.
In the statement, it was stated that the security conditions for today’s evacuation were provided as a result of intense negotiations.
On the other hand, in a written statement from the US Department of Defense (Pentagon), it was stated that the Department of State requested aerial surveillance and intelligence support for the evacuation from the land routes.
In the statement, it was stated that navy elements were also sent to the region.
The US State Department announced on April 23 that they suspended diplomatic operations at the Khartoum Embassy and evacuated all diplomatic personnel, due to the escalation of conflicts in Sudan.