Foreign Ministry issues travel warning for Egypt

Foreign Ministry issues travel warning for Egypt

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The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has advised Ukrainian citizens to refrain from traveling to Egypt during the state of emergency introduced in the country due to the security situation, the Consular Service Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported on Twitter.

"The security situation in Egypt remains complicated. Recommendations to Ukrainian citizens are topical," the statement reads.

The Foreign Ministry recalled that in October 2017, the Egyptian parliament extended the state of emergency in Egypt for three more months. In this regard, the Foreign Ministry called on Ukrainian citizens to review their plans for visiting Egypt during the state of emergency and, if possible, refrain from travelling to this country, including as tourists.

In the event of an emergency, a life and health threat, while staying in Egypt, citizens of Ukraine are recommended to immediately contact the Embassy of Ukraine in Egypt by phone: +201000039648, e-mail: emb_eg@mfa.gov.ua , the hotline of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: +38 044 238 16 57, or e-mail cons_or@mfa.gov.ua .

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