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Evacuation of more than a thousand Ukrainians to Jordan begins

Evacuation of more than a thousand Ukrainians to Jordan begins

The Jordanian government began this Friday the evacuation by land of some 1,100 compatriots residing in Ukrainemostly students, to neighboring countries Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungarydue to the Russian invasion.

“Since last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with the governments of the four European countries that agreed to allow Jordanians from Ukraine to enter their territory without meeting prerequisites or visas”, reported the ministry in a statement.

A crisis cell set up by the ministry set up crossing points in the four countries bordering Ukraine, and assigned diplomats and consuls to manage the logistical facilities to be provided to the evacuees, including the necessary documentation, accommodation and transportation.

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Two weeks ago, Jordan asked its citizens to return to their country due to the possibility of an offensive, but only 92 of the 1,200 who presented their intention to return returned to the country, according to the ministry.

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The Jordanian government yesterday expressed its “rejection” of the use of force in conflict resolution and lamented “the deterioration of the situation in Ukraine.”

He also stressed the importance of “stopping the escalation and resolving the crisis between Russia and Ukraine through peaceful means and dialogue.” (I)

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Source: Eluniverso

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