29 Jan '11, 1pm

Countries warn citizens to avoid Egypt

Countries warn citizens to avoid Egypt

PARIS - Travel agencies postponed departures for Egypt Saturday as capitals issued new warnings to their citizens to avoid visiting the country where thousands of protesters have clashed with security forces. "The Japanese government advises those planning to travel or stay in any part of Egypt to postpone the plan for whatever the purpose is," the Japanese foreign ministry said. The government also urged Japanese nationals already in Egypt to leave the country if they can do so, or to stay away from demonstrations and rallies, and "never try to take photos of protesters or police officers." The ministry also set up an emergency taskforce, headed by Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara, ordering diplomatic missions in Middle East and Africa to ensure the safety of Japanese citizens in the region. Australia upgraded its security warning for Egypt, urging travellers to think twice...

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