This happens only in India: Foreign nationals too were evacuated from Yemen by Indian Warship

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New Delhi, April 8: Exemplary of brotherhood and humanity, India has not restricted its rescue operations in Yemen to just Indians. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the government is trying to rescue the citizens of foreign countries as well. "4,000 people evacuated so far from Yemen. We will bring back citizens of other countries as well,"he said.


Meanwhile, 26 countries have requested India to rescue their nationals too. A Tweet by the spokesperson of the MEA-Syed Akbaruddin- mentioned the names of the countries. However, till date nationals of 23 countries have been evacuated. The details can be followed in the Tweets below.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh has landed himself in trouble with a controversial statement saying,"This job isn't as exciting as going to the Pakistan High Commission," despite overseeing the evacuation process from the Djibouti port himself.

[Read: Pakistan to fly 11 evacuated Indians from Yemen to New Delhi]

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