Mauritania: avoid non-essential travel

6
Dec

MAURITANIA – AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL

Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to Mauritania due to the rise in terrorist threats against Western interests.

 

Northern and eastern Mauritania, especially the desert areas north of the Oualata-Tichit-Ouadane-Zouérat line and the border areas with Algeria, Mali and Morocco – Avoid all travel

 

Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to the northern and eastern parts of the country, especially the desert areas north of the Oualata-Tichit-Ouadane-Zouérat line, as well as to the border areas with Algeria, Mali and Morocco, due to the risk of banditry and kidnapping.

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https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/mauritaniaMaur