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Germany issues travel warning for Israel, Palestinian territories, Lebanon

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The German authorities on Sunday urged its nationals to not journey to Israel, the Palestinian territories or Lebanon due to “an escalation of violence” following the Hamas assaults on Israel.

The journey warning is on the highest stage given by the German authorities.

“Due to the escalation of violence in the region in connection with the massive terrorist attacks by Hamas on October 7, we warn against travelling to the countries and areas mentioned,” the international ministry stated in a press release.

“A travel warning is usually only issued if there is a risk to life and limb,” the ministry added in a thread on X, previously generally known as Twitter.

Germany had already issued a journey warning for the Gaza Strip and sure areas of Lebanon.

In its assertion, the international ministry stated it will proceed to “do its utmost” to help residents looking for to depart Israel or the Palestinian territories.

Along with industrial flight choices and two German air drive planes bringing again residents from Israel on Sunday, the German authorities stated its navy stood able to do extra.

“If necessary, further air force flights can be arranged. In the event of a deterioration of the situation, the Bundeswehr is also ready for a military evacuation operation.”

Industrial journey out of Lebanon was nonetheless attainable, the assertion added.

German residents within the affected areas are urgently suggested to register with the digital disaster checklist ELEFAND to be stored updated on exit journey prospects, the ministry stated.



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