Operation Kaveri Sudan

Operation Kaveri Sudan

India initiated Operation Kaveri to evacuate its citizens from the unrest-stricken Sudan. 

External Affairs Minister announced, the operation is currently in progress, and roughly 500 Indians have already arrived at Port Sudan

Operation Kaveri is the latest evacuation operation initiated by India to rescue its citizens and friendly nations’ citizens from war zones

Ministry of EA had announced the standby status of two C-130s aircraft and INS Sumedha for the safe evacuation of stranded Indians in Sudan

The evacuation operation follows talks held by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with counterparts in Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Both countries had offered their “practical support on the ground” during the talks

Sudan is currently experiencing a violent power struggle between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) across the country

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