There are no Russian citizens among the victims in the Gaza Strip; no evacuation is required. This statement was made on October 7 by the press secretary of the Russian mission in Palestine. Aliya Zaripova on the air of “Soloviev Live”.
As Zaripova clarified, more than two thousand Russian citizens in Palestine are registered with the consulate, including both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to the Russian representative office, there are more than 1.2 thousand people in the Gaza Strip alone.
“There is no talk of evacuation now, but if such a need arises, we will do everything necessary for this,” Zaripova clarified and added that Russian citizens did not turn to the Russian mission for help.
Zaripova indicated that there were no casualties among Russian citizens, the Russian mission is in constant contact with the consular post in the Gaza Strip, as well as with Bethlehem, Jericho and other cities on the West Bank of the Jordan River.