During fighting, the US diplomatic staff in Sudan was evacuated.

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The embassy, according to President Biden, has been temporarily shuttered.

President Joe Biden said late Saturday night that the American troops had finished evacuating the American embassy in the conflict-torn Sudan.

Assuring that the administration will continue to help Americans in Sudan, Biden stated that he had ordered the evacuation of American federal staff from Khartoum. According to statement from Biden, the embassy personnel “embodied America’s friendship and connection with the people of Sudan.”

“I am grateful for the unmatched skill of our service members who successfully brought them to safety,” the speaker remarked. Also acknowledged are Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and Djibouti, all of which were crucial to the operation’s success.

Although the embassy had temporarily been shut down, Biden stated that “our commitment to the Sudanese people and the future they want for themselves is unending.”

The embassy in Khartoum’s operations have been suspended, according to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in order to protect personnel and address the rising security danger.

In statement, Blinken stated that “the extensive fighting has resulted in significant numbers of civilian deaths and injuries, damage to necessary infrastructure, and posed an unacceptable risk to our Embassy personnel.”

The U.S. embassy in Khartoum has ceased operations, and the State Department has amended its travel advice for Sudan to reflect this. Since August 2021, the department’s alert for Sudan has been at its highest warning level.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledged that Biden’s instructions were followed when the evacuation operation was successful. He also mentioned the nations that contributed to the operation.

Austin added in a statement that “we also thank our allies and partners, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Saudi Arabia, which were critical to the success of this operation.”

In statement, the Rapid Support Forces, paramilitary force fighting the Sudanese army, claimed to have helped with the American escape.

Maheen S.’s images from April 21, 2023 show smoke filling the sky in Khartoum, Sudan, close to the Doha International Hospital. Gunshots rang out around Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, and thick smoke billowed over the city’s skyline, making the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, which is generally marked by prayer, celebration, and eating, melancholy one.

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