“The embassy continues to work actively in this area. If necessary, we will organize additional flights,” the embassy said.
On Thursday, Russia evacuated 248 individuals, 122 of whom were Russian, on two passenger jets from Sanaa to Moscow.
People were ready to be evacuated Wednesday but had to wait for the Saudi-led coalition, currently conducting airstrikes against the Houthis, to give Russian planes permission to land. The aircraft spent the night at an airport in Cairo.
Yemen is currently experiencing military violence as a result of missile attacks from the Saudi-led coalition and ongoing advances by the Houthi militant group against forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, who fled the country amid the hostilities.
Amnesty International said on Tuesday that the Saudi-led coalition is failing to prevent civilian casualties, and that coalition airstrikes have killed dozens of people, including children.