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Cyprus issues travel advisory for Niger amid security concerns

Cypriot citizens urged to avoid non-essential travel, stay vigilant, and register on Connect2CY platform


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issued a travel advisory on Wednesday, urging Cypriot citizens to refrain from non-essential travel to Niger, effective from August 1.

According to an MFA press release, this advice is based on the security situation in Niger. Cypriot citizens currently in the country are advised to closely monitor developments and information through international and local media. They should also avoid unnecessary movements and implement maximum security measures.

Additionally, Cypriot citizens abroad are encouraged to register on the Connect2CY ( online platform, if they so desire.

In case of emergencies, Cypriot citizens can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Consular Affairs Department at +357 22 651113 (08:30-15:00, Monday–Friday) or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Crisis Management Department at +357 22 801000, +357 22 651295 (08:30-15:00, Monday–Friday), and via mobile at +357 97 775998 (outside working hours).

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