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Saudi Arabia issues travel warning for Venezuela

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has warned its citizens against travel to the Republic of Venezuela due to the security situations there.

Director-General of Public Relations and Information Directorate at Ministry of Interior, Major General Dr. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Mara'oul, was quoted by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, as saying that the Ministry has received a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the arrest of several Saudi citizens by the authorities of Caracas International Airport due to the unstable internal situation in the country.

Meanwhile, the Saudi Embassy in Caracas has said that a number of Saudi citizens have come to Venezuela despite the seriousness of the security situation, stressing that the majority are Saudi students abroad who came to visit their friends without any idea about the internal situation of Venezuela, which requires their care and caution.