Canada warns citizens against travel to Israel, Gaza

Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

TORONTO: Canada has warned citizens to avoid all travel to Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, upgrading its risk assessment of the region due to the increased threat of attacks on Israeli territory.

Foreign Minister Melanie Joly posted a statement on social media site X late on Friday and said Canadians already in the area should consider leaving by commercial means. “With a heightened risk of attacks on Israeli territory, the regional security situation remains highly volatile & could escalate without notice,” Joly posted.