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19 July, 2024
 
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No information for Cypriots trapped in Sudan

Cypriot citizens in Sudan advised to avoid unnecessary movements and apply maximum security measures

Source: CNA

The is no information for Cypriots who have been trapped in Sudan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Theodoros Gotsis.

Gotsis said in a post on Twitter that the Foreign Ministry's Crisis Management Centre has been activated from the very first moment and has been in constant contact with the Embassy of Cyprus in Cairo, which covers Sudan, and the Honourary Consul of Cyprus in Hartum. Until now there is no information for Cypriots who have been trapped, he added.

Moreover, he noted that "we are following the situation in cooperation with the EU" and "the political leadership is being updated."

The Foreign Ministry has issued a travel advice valid as of April 15. It says that taking into consideration the security situation in Sudan it advises Cypriot citizens to avoid non-essential travel to the country.

Cypriot citizens in Sudan are advised to follow closely developments and information from the international and local media, avoid unnecessary movements and apply maximum security measures. Cypriot citizens are also advised to register, if they wish to do so to the online registration platform for Cypriots abroad Connect2CY.

In case of emergency Cypriot citizens are requested to contact the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Cairo: Tel: +202 27377012, +202 27377013 , +202 27377014 Office hours Sunday-Thursday (08:00-15:30) Mob: +20 101 6670101 Non-Working hours.

Also the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Khartoum: Tel: + 249 183 794445, + 249 912 303603, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consular Affairs Department: Tel: +357 22 651113 (08:30-15:00, Monday–Friday) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Crisis Management Department: Tel: +357 22 801000, +357 22651295 (08:30-15:00, Monday–Friday) Mob: +357 97 775998 Non-Working hours.

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