Travel warning issued for Pakistanis, Indians after Iran attack

Web Report/Islamabad
Filed on January 8, 2020
iran, US, iraq, india, uae, pakistan, saudi, middle east tension, qasem soleimani


Iran fired missiles at two Iraq bases used by US forces.

Pakistan foreign office issued a travel warning for its nationals after Iran launched a missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq.

Also read: Iran fires missiles at 2 Iraq bases used by US forces

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Aisha Farooqui, issued a statement on Wednesday urging Pakistanis to exercise caution while visiting Iraq, asking its citizens currently in the country to remain in close contact with the embassy in Baghdad.

Also read: Travel advisory issued for Indians

The statement said:

'In view of recent developments & prevailing security situation in the region, Pakistani nationals are advised to exercise maximum caution while planning visit to Iraq at this point.

Those already in Iraq are advised to remain in close contact with Pakistan Embassy in Baghdad'

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