White House Spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre and Deputy Spokesperson of the US Department of State Vedant Patel answered journalists’ questions at their daily press conferences.
Stating that they have been warning the Americans in Sudan about the worsening situation in the country since last year, Jean-Pierre explained that the evacuation of American citizens is not on the agenda.
Jean-Pierre underlined that there are no standard procedures for evacuating Americans living abroad.
Patel also said that they are in contact with many Americans about the measures they will take on their own in Sudan. “The Americans should have no expectation of a coordinated evacuation by the US government at this time,” Patel said. used the phrase.
The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) announced that it would deploy troops to the region to serve in the possible evacuation of the US Embassy in Khartoum due to the intensification of conflicts in Sudan.
Eid al-Fitr to be celebrated at the White House
Jean-Pierre also celebrated the Ramadan Feast of the Muslim world and announced that more than 100 Muslim Americans would attend the Eid reception to be hosted by US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden at the White House on May 1.
The spokesperson left unanswered questions regarding the news that Biden will announce his candidacy for the 2024 elections next week.