S Korean Embassy telling Koreans to leave Egypt

Last Updated: Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 18:43

Seoul: The South Korean Embassy
in Egypt is telling South Koreans to leave the country because
of the ongoing protests against President Hosni Mubarak`s
government.

An embassy official said by phone that embassy officials
began calling South Koreans in Egypt today to advise them to
return home or move to another country.

The official said about 1,000 South Koreans live in Egypt
but didn`t know how many have already left. The official spoke
on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the
issue.

The Foreign Ministry in Seoul also has asked South
Koreans to not travel to Egypt.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 18:43

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