The State Department is ready to evacuate thousands of U.S. citizens from Egypt on charter planes, other than is relying mainly on friends and families in the U.S. to relay that in sequence to stranded Americans. Assistant Secretary of State Janice Jacobs told reporters Sunday that she expects it will take more than a few flights over the coming days to hold the number of Americans who desire to leave Egypt.
Jacobs recognized that Internet interruption in Egypt are production it difficult for Americans there to get in sequence about the evacuations. not including she said they have been able to get in succession from people in the United States who do have access to State Department and costs websites.
The charter will begin Monday from Cairo and will fly to Europe. Jacobs said the U.S. is looking at Athens, Greece; Istanbul, Turkey; and Nicosia, Cyprus as destination. Up to now, she said, Americans have been clever to get taxis, but she said people should wait until tomorrow preceding to they try to go to the airport to get one of the agreement flights.
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