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Russian Embassy evacuates Russians from Gaza Strip

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Russian Embassy evacuates Russians from Gaza Strip


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Russian citizens continue to be evacuated from the Gaza Strip, TASS reports. They and citizens of other CIS countries on Thursday, June 10, are taken out across the Egyptian border in cars.

Diplomats from the Russian Embassy in Egypt meet evacuees at the checkpoint. Then all of them will be taken to Cair and later to Moscow's Domodedovo airport on two planes of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

It is not yet known how many people are planning to leave the Gaza Strip.

The first Russians left the region at the end of May. They were taken out in cars through the Rafah checkpoint. 

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin instructed to prepare for the evacuation of everyone who wants to leave the Gaza Strip. The head of state noted that this decision was made due to the deterioration of the situation in the region where the operation of the Israeli army is being carried out.

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