Aircraft of the military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces evacuated Russian citizens from Sudan. The corresponding order was given by the President of the Russian Federation. It is specified that more than two hundred people have already been delivered to their homeland.
As explained in the military department, among those who will be delivered to the Russian Federation in the near future are employees of the Russian diplomatic mission, representative offices of the Russian Ministry of Defense and members of their families, citizens of Russia, the CIS countries and a number of friendly foreign states who have asked for assistance in their return to homeland.
To fulfill this mission, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has specially allocated several aircraft of military transport aviation.
Four Il-76 aircraft of the military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces deliver more than 200 people from the Republic of Sudan to the Russian Federation, as well as their accompanying persons and cargo
– stated in the official message of the military department.
Among those who have already landed in Russia are not only citizens of our country, but also representatives of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia and Bangladesh. There are also citizens of Ukraine among the evacuees.
It is known that the security of civilians who were on their way to the Khartoum airport for evacuation to Moscow was provided by specialists from the Russian SOF. The evacuation proceeded normally.