Czech citizens left Libya, the Embassy temporarily closed
28.02.2011 / 08:39
Czech citizens staying in Libya who decided to depart because of the security risk returned to the Czech Republic in the last week. Their departure was aided by the MInistry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Embassies of the Czech Republic in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt and by cooperation in a frame of the European Union.
Their evacuation was carried out by regular airlines and by special planes and boats provided by member states of the European Union. the last groups including employees of the Embassy left Libya on Sunday, February 27. The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tripoli has been temoporalily closed because of the security reasons from that date. Czech citizens can contact Embassies of the Czech Republic in Tunis and Cairo in case of need. They can contact Embassies of the other member states of the EU in Tripoli too. Nevertheless the most of them are closed in the same way as the Embassy of the Czech Republic.