Four US warplanes return Egyptians from Tunisia

Ahram Online, Sunday 6 Mar 2011

The United States is assisting in the repatriation of Egyptian citizens fleeing violence in Libya

The US State Department announced that Washington has sent four US warplanes to transfer 132 Egyptians from Tunisia.

A State Department spokesperson also said that the US would contribute $3 million to the efforts of the International Organisation for Migration to provide humanitarian assistance to those displaced amid a nationwide uprising in Libya.

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