State Department issues warning for Tajikistan

The State Department renewed a travel warning that recommends U.S. citizens defer all travel to Tajikistan.

Although the country's political climate has improved, "the security situation remains unpredictable," the department said.

Separately, the department said U.S. government personnel have been forbidden to fly in or out of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, during hours of darkness. The department has an outstanding travel warning for Burundi due to the civil war there.

The department also cautioned U.S. travelers to Mauritius to avoid "crowds and street demonstrations" in light of recent public protests in response to drought conditions, and renewed a warning "against all travel" to Somalia.

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