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Russia evacuates embassy employees, citizens in Sana'a

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Russia on Tuesday evacuated its embassy employees and citizens in Sana’a via the Sana’a International Airport, an official source at the coalition forces command said.

The source disclosed that the evacuation and humanitarian operation cell, an affiliate of the coalition forces command, has received a request to grant permit to a Russian aircraft to evacuate the staff of the Russian embassy and Russian nationals from the airport.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the source added that the airplane arrived and then left the airport at 14:04 GMT.