Evacuation of about 150 Greeks in Sudan not currently possible, diplomatic sources say

·

Greek diplomatic sources have told Ekathimerini that the evacuation of the two injured Greek citizens and about 150 other Greeks trapped in the conflict zone in Sudan is currently not possible.

This comes as fighting between army units loyal to Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the head of Sudan’s transitional governing Sovereign Council, and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), led by General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, entered its fifth day on Wednesday.

According to AMNA.gr, the Greek Foreign Ministry, via the Crises Management Unit, is also in continuous communication with the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) to provide the best possible medical assistance to the two injured Greeks in Khartoum.

According to the same sources, the Greek Foreign Ministry is in constant communication with the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) to provide the best possible medical assistance to the two injured Greek citizens. The IFRC is also informed of the presence and needs of the other Greek citizens in Khartoum, the capital of the North African country, besides the two injured individuals.

Meanwhile, the ministry continues to coordinate with other EU member states on medical aid and a possible rescue operation as soon as conditions allow.

Source: Ekathimerini and AMNA.gr.

Advertisement

Share:

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH TGH

By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest News

Music from the Heart: Dimitris Basis unites with Newtown Performing Arts High School

Greek singer Dimitris Basis is set to perform on Tuesday, June 4 with students from the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts.

Samian Brotherhood of Sydney & NSW donate to Samos hospitals

The Samian Brotherhood of Sydney and New South Wales 'Lykourgos' have donated to two Samos hospitals. Read more here.

Sale process ongoing for Hellenic Village’s $117.5 million property at Austral

The sale process for the Hellenic Village's 105-acre, $117.5 million property at Gurner Avenue in Austral, NSW is ongoing.

Apostolos Stamatelopoulos named in Socceroos squad for World Cup qualifier

Apostolos Stamatelopoulos has been named named in the 25-man squad for Australia’s upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026™ Qualifiers.

EU and Australia enhance cooperation on critical raw materials

The European Union (EU) and Australia have enhance cooperation on critical raw materials after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday,...

You May Also Like

“The Houses I had they took from Me”- Homes Lost and Refuge Found

"The legacy of the population exchange, and the scar of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, is everywhere in Greece," writes Alexander Billinis.

Billionaire freight heir Anthony Tzaneros and wife Poppy list east Sydney terrace for sale

Poppy O’Neil and her husband, billionaire freight heir Anthony Tzaneros, are selling their ­recently renovated Woollahra terrace.

Police officers and SA community bid public farewell to Joanne Shanahan

The South Australia Police Force, along with the South Australian community, payed their respects to Greek Australian Chief Superintendent Joanne Shanahan.