Foreign Ministry Urges Qatari Citizens Travelling to Peru to Be Cautious

The Government of Peru has declared a 30-day state of emergency on July 20, 2017, in six southern regions after violence broke out in Juliaca in San Romano (Puno) province, Sancho, San Sebastian, Cusco in the province of Cusco, the Machu Picchu tourist area, and Oiantaytambo area in the province of Aropamia, said an official source at the Consular Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The source urged Qatari citizens who plan to travel to these areas, especially the tourist city of Machu Picchu, to be cautious during this period until security is restored.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs