Evacuation of Dutch nationals from South Sudan begins

The Dutch defence ministry on Friday evacuated some 80 foreigners from South Sudan, of whom around 40 are Dutch nationals.

They left on board a transport aircraft from the capital Juba at around 13.00 hours. Some 150 Dutch nationals are registered with the embassy as living in the region.

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