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UK embassy in Cairo closes to the public over security concerns

Dec 07, 2014    

CAIRO (Reuters) - The British Embassy in Cairo closed to the public on Sunday due to security concerns, an embassy spokesperson said.The embassy declined to give details due to the sensitive nature of the matter but said it was working with Egyptian authorities to reopen as soon as possible."The decision to suspend public services at the embassy has been taken for security reasons and is in the best interests of our staff," the spokesperson said. "The decision is independent of our wider travel advice for Egypt."Egypt is battling an Islamist insurgency largely centred aroun...

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