Chinese FM warns travelers to Russia to be vigilant
( 2003-08-16 14:37) (Xinhua)
The Chinese Foreign Ministry warned Chinese travelers to Russia to take care
to safeguard their personal security, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on
Recently, Chinese travelers to Russia have frequently been attacked and
robbed, said officials from the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
The Chinese Embassy to Russia has made representations to the Foreign
Ministry of Russia and relevant departments to require theRussian government to
take effective measures to ensure the safetyand property security of Chinese
In view of the current pubic security situation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry
has warned Chinese travelers to Russia to be vigilant, bring less cash and
valuables and not go to remote areasat night.
The Foreign Ministry also reminded travelers to contact the Chinese Embassy
to Russia and local police when in difficulties.