U.S.-Iran Tension; Indonesians Asked to Remain Alert

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  • The coffin of Iranian Quds Force Major-General Qassem Soleimani, is being carried before his burial ceremony, in his hometown in Kerman, Iran, January 8, 2020, in this still image taken from Iran Press footage. Soleimani's burial went ahead after several hours of delay following a stampede that killed at least 56 people and injured more than 210, according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency. Iran Press/Handout via REUTERS

    The coffin of Iranian Quds Force Major-General Qassem Soleimani, is being carried before his burial ceremony, in his hometown in Kerman, Iran, January 8, 2020, in this still image taken from Iran Press footage. Soleimani's burial went ahead after several hours of delay following a stampede that killed at least 56 people and injured more than 210, according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency. Iran Press/Handout via REUTERS

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry has officially called on the Indonesian citizens to remain vigilant amid the political tension between the United States and Iran

    The foreign affairs ministry, in its official website kemlu.go.id, reminded Indonesian nationals currently in Iraq, Iran, and nearby regions, to “pay close attention to the political and security situation arising in Iraq, Iran, and nearby regions.” 

    The Ministry also called for Indonesians to follow the instructions of local authorities, especially regarding the region’s security situation and reach out to Indonesian official representatives in both of the regions. It also announced that a contingency plan has been prepared by the Foreign Affairs Ministry together with local official representatives in the Middle Eastern countries. 

    The Foreign Affairs Ministry has made available hotlines of 13 Indonesian Embassies in regions as follows : 

    KBRI (Indonesian Embassy) Baghdad: +964 780 6610 920/+9647500365228

    KBRI Tehran:  +989120542167

    KBRI Kuwait City:+965-9720 6060

    KBRI Manama:+973-3879 1650

    KBRI Doha:+974-33322875

    KBRI Abu Dhabi:+971-566-156259

    KBRI Amman: +962 7 7915 0407

    KBRI Damascus: +963 954 444 810

    KBRI Beirut: +961 5 924 676

    KBRI Muscat: +968 9600 0210

    KBRI Riyadh: +966 56 917 3990

    KJRI Dubai: +971-56-3322611/+971-56-4170333

    KJRI Jeddah: +966-50360 9667

    The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry has reactivated its crisis center hotline: +62 812-9007-0027.

    TEMPO.CO