The Russian Tu-154 plane, the cabin of which 140 are evacuated from Yemen before Russian citizens and citizens of other countries, flew from Djibouti to Cairo.
in the cabin - 49 Russian citizens, 18 citizens of Ukraine, with six people - from Azerbaijan and Belarus, eleven - Uzbekistan, three - Turkmenistan, Estonian and Somali. More than 40 people is Yemenis, mainly fathers and children from mixed families who do not have Russian passports.
now the ship prepares for departure to the Russian Federation, BelTA news Agency. First Sunday afternoon in suburban Chkalov landed 2 planes, kotoryhv Moscow from Yemen were brought about 150 Russians, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Yemen. Remember, the Saudi air force with the assistance of aviation Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates began on the night of March 19, the operation under the code name "Storm of the determination against the rebels of the movement" Ansar Allah ", which established the oversight of a significant part of the territory of Yemen. Let us also emphasize that, despite the support of a coalition of European countries, Russia and China opposed the bombing of Yemen and called on all parties to the conflict to stop the fire. April 2, Lavrov asked in a persistent form from the UN security Council to fundamentally speak out for an end to violence in Yemen and not to take any side in this conflict.