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In a somewhat unexpected reversal of roles, the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday
issued a travel advisory cautioning Israelis about visiting Britain.
a result of the wave of protests taking place over the last few days in British
cities – London, Manchester, Birmingham, and other cites – the Foreign Ministry
recommends Israelis to be vigilant and avoid places of unrest and gathering
places of groups of youth, and to listen to the instructions of the police and
the local authorities.”
Britain, as a result of this advisory, joins
Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and Egypt as countries toward
which the Foreign Ministry has issued travel advisories because of violence
since the beginning of the year.
The British Foreign Office has a long
standing travel advisory on its web site regarding “Israel and the Occupied