These are French nationals, French residents or collaborators of the French Institute, with members of their families, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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An exfiltration operation. France announced on Monday February 12 that it had been able to evacuate 42 people from the Gaza Strip, French nationals, French residents or collaborators of the French Institute, with members of their families. “At the request of France, 42 people were able to leave the Gaza Strip today, through the Rafah crossing point,” specifies a press release from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “This brings to more than two hundred the number of people evacuated from Gaza at the request of France.”
“They were supported on the Egyptian side by the French Embassy and our Consulate General in Cairo, in conjunction with the teams from the Crisis and Support Center of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs”specifies the Quai d’Orsay. “We remain fully mobilized to allow the exit of other people whose situation France is monitoring in Gaza, in order to allow their evacuation to our country.”