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Work under way to evacuate 110 Jordanians from Gaza — Foreign Ministry

By JT - Dec 07,2023 - Last updated at Dec 07,2023

AMMAN — The Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that work was under way to facilitate the evacuation of more 110 Jordanian citizens from the war-torn Gaza Strip.

Sufian Qudah, the ministry's spokesperson, said that teams were at the Rafah crossing on Wednesday to coordinate the departure of the 110 Jordanians to Egypt.

Upon arrival to Rafah border crossing, the embassy's team will provide the Jordanian evacuees with necessary assistance and facilitate their return to the Kingdom, Sufian Qudah, the ministry's spokesperson, said.

He added that out of the 913 Jordanians in Gaza registered in the ministry's database, 458 have been successfully evacuated since the start of the war (on October 7).

Reaffirming the Kingdom's unwavering commitment to the evacuation of all its citizens from the Gaza Strip, Qudah urged Jordanians in Gaza to seek assistance from the ministry's operations centre available 24/7 through the following contact numbers:

+962799562903, +962799562471, +962799562193, or via e-mail at [email protected].

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