A first plane of the Moroccan flag carrier RAM coming from Sudan landed, Wednesday morning at Mohammed V Airport, with on board 136 Moroccan nationals evacuated from Sudan, after the deterioration of the security situation in this country.
The evacuation of Moroccans from Sudan takes place pursuant to the instructions of King Mohammed VI to ensure the repatriation of Moroccan nationals from this country in the best conditions.
On Monday, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that following the recent events in Sudan and the deterioration of the security situation in this country, the King Mohammed VI has given his high instructions to ensure the repatriation of Moroccan nationals from this country.
In accordance with the royal instructions, the services of the Embassy of Morocco in Khartoum have, in a first phase, organized a land caravan from the capital Khartoum to the city of Port Sudan, which benefited more than 200 Moroccan nationals established in Sudan or whose presence in this country coincided with this difficult domestic situation, added the ministry, specifying that this land caravan arrived Monday evening safely in the city of Port-Sudan.
The King has also given instructions for the organization of an airlift in coordination with Royal Air Maroc (RAM) to ensure the repatriation of Moroccan nationals and their families in the best conditions, according to the statement.
Sudan has been experiencing violent clashes between elements of the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) since April 15, leaving hundreds dead and thousands injured.