(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The ninth plane that Russia has sent to Yemen to evacuate Russian and foreign nationals from the country landed at the Chkalovsky military airport base in the Moscow Region in the early hours of Thursday. The plane brought about 160 people from Yemen, according to Russian Sputnik news agency.
The evacuees include Russian nationals as well as citizens of other countries, such as Cuba, Armenia and Kazakhstan. Since early April, Moscow has evacuated more than 1,000 citizens of Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and other countries, including the United States.
Around 900 people were evacuated from Sana'a and the seaport city of Aden on April 2 and April 4 by six flights to the Chkalovsky air base, outside Moscow. (