Travel security alert to Turkey


2016-07-16 15:40
Source: Tourism Crisis Management Office
 
The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) is paying close attention to the military coup in Turkey.  Given the recent security situation in Turkey, the Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Turkey issued a security alert to Chinese citizens. Following is the translated version of the full text:
 
“According to news by the Turkish media, from the night of the 15th to the dawn of the 16th of July, a military coup occurred in Turkey. At the moment, the security situation is serious and complicated. The Chinese Embassy and Consulates in Turkey urges Chinese citizens already in that country and overseas Chinese to remain in their residences and stay calm. In case of emergency, they can contact the following numbers for assistance:
 
Embassy of China in Turkey for Consular Protection and Assistance: +90-5388215530
Consulate-General of China in Istanbul for Consular Protection and Assistance: +90-5313389459
Consulate-General of China in Izmir for Consular Protection and Assistance: +90-5358802656
Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China: +86-10-12308 or +86-10-59913991.”
 
The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) alerts Macao residents to follow closely the situation, reconsider unnecessary travels and cautiously consider their travel plans.
 
From information gathered through the Macao travel industry, currently there is no indication that Macao tour groups have been affected.
 
Until the present moment, GGCT has not received any request for information or assistance.
 
If necessary, Macao residents can call:
24-hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.                     
 
                                     


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