May 29, 2023
Heavy transport aircraft Il-76MD
© Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation spoke about the evacuation of more than 200 people from Sudan. According to the agency, among the evacuees are employees of the Russian diplomatic mission and representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry.

The evacuation is carried out by the decision of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, transmits TASS May 2. The Russian military department clarified that in addition to the Russians, citizens of the CIS countries and a number of friendly foreign states are being taken out of Sudan, who turned to Russia for help in this matter.

People are delivered to Russia on military transport aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces. For this, four Il-76s were needed.

Previously, the Russian embassy in Khartoum also announced the evacuation from Sudan 203 people. They specified that citizens of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine were taken out of Khartoum.

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