About half of the “White helmets” are unable to evacuate from Syria
Moscow. July 23. INTERFAX.RU More than 400 members of the organization “White helmets” and their families were evacuated from Syria to Jordan, announced the foreign Ministry of Jordan.
Permission for their subsequent move to Germany, the UK and Canada have confirmed the authorities of these countries. Jordan has agreed to accept 800 persons for a period not exceeding three months.
Other members of the organization are unable to reach the border and go to Jordan due to the situation on the ground. In the area of the Syrian government forces are advancing on the positions of the terrorist organization ISIS (banned in Russia), reported by the media.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a statement said that the President of the United States Donald trump and the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau “a few days ago,” approached him with a request to assist in evacuation.
According to the Israeli military, they assisted in the delivery of “White helmets” to the borders of neighboring States with Syria.