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23 countries now warn citizens on travels to Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand said today that now a total of 23 countries have issued warnings for their citizens on travels to Thailand.

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand said today that now a total of 23 countries have issued warnings for their citizens on travels to Thailand.

TAT deputy governor Sukree Sithivanich said the latest countries issuing travel warnings to Thailand are Denmark, China, South Korea and the United States,  raising total countries issuing travel warnings to 23 from earlier 19.

But he said that of all these 23 countries, 21 of which just issuing Step 2 warning or be cautious on travel. None have raised the travel warning to Step 5 prohibiting travel or Step 4 to review travel.

He said countries which issued Step 3 warnings for their citizens are Israel and Slovak.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Sihasak Phuangketkao, meanwhile, said most of the 23 countries have just issued warnings telling their people about ongoing political protests in Thailand, and avoiding specific areas where protests are held.

The US issued warning with suggestion that citizens should be careful near government agencies, while Brazil has cautioned its citizens against visiting the Grand Palace and areas surrounding protest rallies at Democracy Monument, he said.

via 23 countries now warn citizens on travels to Thailand | Thai PBS English News.

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