War Sudan, China sends ships to evacuate its citizens
China has decided to use ships of its navy to continue the evacuation of its compatriots from Sudan. Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Tan Kefei said today. "In order to protect the lives and property of Chinese citizens in Sudan, the Chinese military sent naval vessels to Sudan on April 26 to evacuate Chinese citizens in Sudan." China's Defense Ministry official WeChat account read in a statement. In a briefing on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said that the Chinese embassy in Sudan continues to operate while in the country are in course of armed clashes.
The diplomat noted that most of the Chinese nationals in Sudan have already been evacuated to safe areas or neighboring countries, and there have been no reports of any casualties among Chinese nationals. Fighting has been going on in Sudan since April 15 between the rapid reaction under the command of Mohammed Hamdan Daglo and the regular army. Opposing forces in Sudan are exchanging conflicting statements about military successes and control of facilities, launching a large-scale information war in the media and social networks.
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