Saudi Arabia has successfully evacuated 66 foreign nationals and diplomats from Sudan
Saudi Arabia on April 22 announced that it has evacuated several citizens of “brotherly and friendly” foreign countries from Sudan that included " of 91 Saudi citizens and around 66 nationals representing the following nationalities Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Tunisia, Pakistan, India, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Canada, and Burkina Faso.
According to an announcement from Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 66 citizens from these countries were evacuated by Saudi Arabia on April 22.
The statement read, "In the implementation of the directives of the Kingdoms Leadership, we are pleased to announce the safe arrival of the citizens of the Kingdom who were evacuated from the Republic of Sudan as well as several nationals of brotherly and friendly countries, including diplomats and international officials, who arrived in an evacuation operation carried out by the Royal Saudi Naval Forces with the support of various branches of the armed forces."
The United States military conducted an operation to extract US government personnel from Khartoum. In his statement, Biden thanked Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Saudi Arabia, saying they “were critical to the success of our operation.”
The latest conflict has brought urban warfare to Khartoum, with the warring parties using tanks, rocket launchers, artillery and, in the case of the army, jet fighters.
As well as crushing hope for a democratic Sudan, the fighting has brought the already impoverished nation to the brink of humanitarian disaster. A third of Sudan's population relied on food aid on the eve of the conflict.