The UAE Embassy in Ankara and its Consulate in Istanbul have urged all UAE nationals currently in Turkey to stay in their residences and away from public areas due to the current state of emergency being observed.

Citizens have also been encouraged to communicate with the embassy and the consulate for their own safety.

In addition, the embassy urged UAE nationals wishing to travel to Turkey in the coming days to cancel their plans until the situation is made clear.

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is currently coordinating with the embassy and consulate to put in place safe channels of communication with citizens.

UAE citizens currently in Turkey can reach the embassy or consulate by contacting the following numbers.

UAE Embassy: 00903124901414 UAE Consulate: 00902123179257

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation