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Consular notice about demonstrations in Kuwait

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We advise all British nationals to avoid demonstrations and large crowds and to exercise caution if intending to travel in Al-Andalus area.

Yesterday evening saw demonstrations leading to clashes between riot police and protestors in the Al-Andalus area of the city, near to the fifth ring road and the Avenues shopping mall. Rallies and marches are likely to continue in this area in the coming days. Protestors may also try to block roads, and protests can spread to surrounding areas.

As per our standing travel advice, we advise all British nationals to avoid demonstrations and large crowds, and in addition to exercise particular caution if intending to travel in the vicinity of the Al-Andalus area during the evenings.

For the latest FCO travel advice please visit this website.

If you would like to receive these messages through our Warden network, please send us an e-mail at consularenquirieskuwait@fco.gov.uk with your name, telephone number, residential area and dependent’s details (if applicable), and we will pass on your information to the Warden.

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