Bulgaria Urges Its Citizens to Leave Syria

Politics » DIPLOMACY | March 17, 2012, Saturday // 17:09
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Urges Its Citizens to Leave Syria The police have sealed off the scene of a bomb explosion in Syria's capital Damascus. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgaria Urges Its Citizens to Leave SyriaBulgaria's Foreign Ministry has urged all Bulgarian citizens to leave Syria immediately.

In a special statement Saturday, the Bulgarian diplomatic institution has sounded an alarm about the worsening situation with the one-year civil unrest in the Arab nation, where a popular movement has risen against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

"The situation in the Arab country continues to deteriorate, with shooting and explosions occurring even in the capital Damascus," the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said.

The institution released once again the contact information of the Bulgarian Embassy in Syria:

Damascus, Salhia, 8 Pakistan Street, P.O. Box 2732

Tel.: 0096311 4454039; 0096311 4413128

Fax: 0096311 4419854

e-mail: Embassy.Damascus@mfa.bg

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