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20 June, 2024
 
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Cypriot family safe in Khartoum amid Sudan crisis

Foreign Affairs Ministry urges caution for citizens in Sudan, offers emergency contacts

The Cypriot Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that a 10-member Cypriot family is safe in their home in Khartoum. A Ministry spokesperson stated that the family is known to have grown up in Khartoum and is therefore capable of protecting themselves.

The spokesperson added that efforts are being made to locate other families and stressed that a ceasefire must be implemented so that each country can determine the needs of their nationals.

The Ministry advises Cypriot citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Sudan and follow developments closely. Cypriot citizens in Sudan are also advised to apply maximum security measures and register online if they wish to do so. 

In case of emergency, Cypriot citizens are requested to contact the following:

  • Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Cairo: Tel: +202 27377012, +202 27377013, +202 27377014 (office hours Sunday-Thursday from 08:00-15:30) or Mob: +20 101 6670101 (non-working hours)
  • Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Khartoum: Tel: + 249 183 794445, + 249 912 303603
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consular Affairs Department: Tel: +357 22 651113 (office hours Monday–Friday from 08:30-15:00)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Crisis Management Department: Tel: +357 22 801000, +357 22651295 (office hours Monday–Friday from 08:30-15:00) or Mob: +357 97 775998 (non-working hours).

[Information from CNA]

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