3 March 2015
This Advice was last issued on Tuesday, 03 March 2015.
This advice has been reviewed and updated. The level of the advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety precautions in Azerbaijan overall. We advise Australians not to travel in the areas of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and Nagorno-Karabakh.
2 March 2015
This Advice was last issued on Monday, 02 March 2015.
From 3 March 2015 it will be an offence for Australians to enter or remain in the Iraqi district of Mosul which has been declared by the Minister for Foreign Affairs as an area in which listed terrorist organisation is engaging in a hostile activity. Further information on the declaration of Mosul district and its implications for Australians considering travel to Iraq can be found on the Australian National Security website. The level of advice has not changed. We continue to advise against travel to all of Iraq, including Iraqi Kurdistan. Australians in Iraq, including in Iraqi Kurdistan, should depart immediately while commercial flights continue to operate and airports in Baghdad and Erbil remain open.