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MOSCOW, January 29. /ITAR-TASS/. The Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it recommended Russian institutions and companies in Sudan to ensure security of the staff due to the attack on Consul Andrei Taramayev in Khartoum.
“We urge Russian citizens to avoid dangerous crime-prone areas,” the ministry said.
“Due to the non-easy situation in Sudan and the sub-region as a whole the Russian Foreign Ministry recommends Russian institutions and companies working in the country to work out measures for ensuring the staff’s security. We urge Russian citizens to avoid terrorist and criminal vulnerable areas,” the ministry said.
Due to the attack on the Russian diplomat in Khartoum, the Russian Embassy has toughened security. Police in Sudan conducts an investigation of the incident.
On Tuesday, an unknown person attacked Russian Consul in Sudan Andrei Taramayev and his wife and gave them several knife wounds. Russian injured people were taken to hospital where aid was provided to them. At present, the condition of the Russian diplomat and his wife is stable. They are under doctors’ surveillance.