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Travel Warnings: Syria and Uzbekistan

Syria, April 25, 2011
Due to continuing unrest and a possible increase in anti-foreigner sentiment, the U.S. Department of State has issued a warning to U.S. citizens urging them to leave Syria immediately while commercial transportation is still available. U.S. citizens who remain in Syria are advised to limit nonessential travel within the country. U.S. citizens not in Syria should postpone all travel to Syria at this time. The Department of State has ordered all eligible family members of U.S. government employees as well as certain non-emergency personnel to leave Syria. Embassy operations will continue to the best possible extent.

Uzbekistan, April 25, 2011
Due to a potential for terrorist attacks and civil disturbance, the Department of State urges U.S. citizens in Uzbekistan to exercise caution when traveling in the region.

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