Foreign Ministry asks Ukrainians not to go to Egypt

МИД просит украинцев не ехать в Египет

Egyptian beaches

In the country for three months, extended the state of emergency.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine asks Ukrainians to refrain from visiting Egypt due to the extension of the three month state of emergency. This is stated in the message of Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine.

“Given the adoption by Parliament of the Arab Republic of Egypt decision on the next extension in Egypt three-month state of emergency, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine urges Ukrainian citizens to reconsider their plans to visit Egypt for the duration of the state of emergency and, if possible, to refrain unless absolutely necessary to travel in this state, including for the purpose of tourism” – say diplomats.

Those Ukrainians who are already in Egypt are advised not to travel and to reside in the North and in the Central part of the Sinai Peninsula and the desert regions to the West of the valley of the river Nile. Ukrainians must be vigilant when visiting the North coast of Egypt, the country’s capital and the Delta of the river Nile, tourist places in its valley, the red sea coast (resorts of Hurghada, El Gouna, Safaga, Makadi Bay and Soma Bay) and the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula (the resort cities of Sharm El-Sheikh, Dahab, Taba).

“If staying in the resort areas of Egypt, urged to exercise heightened awareness and caution, to refrain from travel outside of the facilities for organized recreation, which are under the protection and supervision of the security forces. In the case of urgent need of travel outside of the places of organized recreation, should inform the property of relatives or representatives of the tour operator”, – stated in the message.

Recall from the beginning of the year in Egypt rested 430 000 Ukrainians.