The Foreign Ministry and Jewish Agency moved a group of 23 Israeli young volunteers in Gondar to the local airport on Wednesday, awaiting a decision whether the ethnic strife there merits flying the group out of the region.
Violence between the Amhara and Tigray ethnic groups there led to 10 deaths on Tuesday, and as a result the group was moved to a secure building in the city, and from there to the airport.Some 6,000 Jews waiting to immigrate to Israel live in Gondar.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon said that there is no decision to move them out as well. He said the Jews there are not in immediate danger, nor the focus of the tension.
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