Eight hundred Syrian White Helmets and their families have been evacuated to Israel and then transferred to Jordan. That the Israeli legerradio Sunday message. Jordan has already let know that the White Helmets are to be transferred to Canada, Germany and Great Britain.
The Israeli army confirmed in a statement the evacuation of the White Helmets to ‘a neighboring country’, without details. It is going to be an “exceptional humanitarian gesture,” according to the communication.
According to the Israeli legerradio were the workers threatened by the advance of troops of the regime of Bashar al-Assad in southern Syria. The evacuation would be carried out at the request of the United States and European countries.
In the statement stressed Israel’s policy of Syrian refugees on Israeli territory remains unchanged. “Israel maintains its policy not to intervene in the conflict in Syria, and remains the Syrian regime responsible for all activities that take place on Syrian territory.’
The White Helmets are professionals who specialize in the evacuation of people from beneath the rubble of buildings destroyed by the Syrian army or the Russian air force. They are by the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad threatened with imprisonment or execution.