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Iraqi Embassy in Egypt planning to return its citizens back home:.

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Embassy in Egypt has announced on Sunday that it is planning to facilitate the return of Iraqi citizens from Egypt back home, through coordination with the Foreign and Immigration Ministries, according to a statement by the Embassy.

"We are in continuous contact with the Foreign, Immigration and Transport Ministries, to facilitate the return of Iraqis from Egypt to Iraq," the statement broadcast over al-Iraqiya TV Sattelite Station reported, quoting the Embassy as having demanded the Egyptian authorities to "achieve necessary protection for Iraqis in Egypt.

The Egyptian authorities have imposed a curfew in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and other Egyptian cities, cut the communications inside Egypt and with the world at large, following huge demonstrations that took place since January 25th, demanding the "departure" from power of President Hosni Mubarak that rule Egypt for about 30 years, with agency reports that hundreds of people have been killed or injured, along with acts of plunder and burning.

PT / SKH

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Date:Jan 30, 2011
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