FM: Kuwait evacuates citizens from Sudan

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said Saturday the Foreign Ministry has carried out an emergency evacuation of Kuwaiti citizens from violence-hit Sudan at the behest of the political leadership.

All Kuwaiti citizens wishing to return to their homeland have already arrived in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia ahead of their safe home-return, the minister said in a press statement.

He commended the efforts of Kuwaiti Ambassador in Sudan Dr. Fahad Al-Dhafiri and all embassy staff in this regard.

The Kuwaiti foreign minister also voiced much thanks and gratitude to Saudi and Sudanese authorities for facilitating the evacuation of Kuwaitis.

Source: Kuwait News Agency