France to shut embassy in Yemen on Sunday, Monday over security fears

3rd August 2013, Comments 0 comments

France said Saturday it would close its embassy in Yemen over security fears, after Germany and Britain took the same precaution.

"In the framework of our ongoing evaluation (of risks), we have information on sufficiently serious threats to decide to close the embassy on Sunday and Monday," a foreign ministry spokesman told AFP.

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