China evacuates foreign nationals from Yemen in unprecedented move

April 3, 2015 5:19 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has said it helped 10 countries evacuate 225 of their citizens from Yemen, where Iran-allied rebels have seized the two main cities, the first Beijing has assisted in the evacuation of foreign nationals during an international crisis.

A Chinese missile frigate carried the foreign nationals from the Port of Aden, bound for Djibouti, on Thursday afternoon, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on its website late Thursday.

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