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Cyprus Foreign Ministry advises against all travel to Libya

22 May, 2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus has issued a travel advice for Libya due to security reasons.

An official announcement says that the Ministry advises the citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are permanent residents or working or intend to travel to Libya against all travel to the country, as the security situation continues to deteriorate.

All Cypriot citizens who reside in the country are advised to limit their movement, inform the Cypriot competent Authorities on their current status and monitor news reports both international and local for developments, the Ministry stresses.

In case of emergency, Cypriot citizens can contact the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Libya (Tripoli University Road, Tripoli, tel.: + 218 21 3622610, + 218 21 3622611, +218 21 3622612 (Consular Section), fax: +218 21 3622613, e-mail:,, the Duty Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) at +35 7 99660129, the Crisis Management Department at +35 7 22801000, or the Consular Affairs Department at the MFA at +35 7 22651108.