Somali government evacuates its citizens from South Sudan
The federal government of Somalia starts today evacuating its citizens form Southern Sudan after two weeks of crisis that caused the death of more than one thousand, including Somali Nationalities.
The Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam confirmed that the federal government will send a plane to South Sudan for the transfer of Somali citizens from there.
Fawzia Yusuf told journalists that the airplane will land in Juba airport, to evacuate citizens of Somalis who are in Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan.
It also asked Somali citizens to contact the Somali embassy to coordinate operations and transport to return home.
Since the fighting began in the State of South Sudan, countries were transferring their nationals from that country, while Somali citizens did not find of transferring them from the battlefield.
Somali citizens sent several appeals to the federal government to save them, leading finally to announce that the Minister of Foreign Affairs Fawzia willingness to send a plane them.