The Polish ambassador and diplomats were among 11 Poles evacuated from Sudan in French and Spanish military convoys, the foreign ministry spokesman has confirmed.
Poles were among 104 civilians evacuated from Sudan to Djibouti by the Spanish army on Sunday evening, Spanish media reported in the early hours of Monday morning.
Poland has appealed for an immediate ceasefire in Khartoum and other Sudanese cities, the Foreign Ministry has reported.
The paintings dating to the fifth or sixth century were found hidden deep within ruins at the Old Dongola archaeological site which was once the capital of the Christian kingdom of Nubia in the early Middle Ages.
Hieroglyphic findings by a Polish archaeological team in Old Dongola in Sudan suggest the city may be a thousand years older than believed.
The silver was part of the National Defence Fund, which was set up by President Mościcki in April 1936 to raise additional funds by way of contributions for the rearmament of the army in the face of the threat to the Polish state by Nazi Germany.
After five years travelling over 40,000 km across the continent, taking thousands of photographs and recording descriptions of his adventures and the people he met, Kazimierz Nowak left behind an exceptional record of African life in the thirties.
The Polish Foreign Ministry welcomes with satisfaction the peace agreement signed on Saturday between the Sudanese government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front, the ministry wrote on Twitter.
Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister Maciej Lang met in Warsaw on Thursday with the Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan, Omer G. Ismail, to review Polish-Sudanese bilateral relations, the Polish Foreign Ministry wrote in a press release.
In addition to remains of 18th century housing, the archaeologists discovered that the inhabitants of the city were probably heavy smokers as they found a few pipes in every house.
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