Saudi Arabia upholds Lebanon travel warning
Saudi government has advised its citizens against traveling to Lebanon for their holidays in light of the precarious security condition there
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali al-Awwad Asiri, who returned to Beirut after an absence of nine months, said Saudis can travel to Lebanon only when the Lebanese government has implemented the security plan it has prepared.
He denied that his return to his post is an encouraging signal to Saudis to resume traveling to Lebanon.
The Saudi government has advised its citizens against traveling to Lebanon for their holidays in light of the precarious security condition there and a spate of recent bomb attacks in and around the capital.
This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on May 5, 2014.
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