We never blacklisted Ghana as a possible terrorist location - UK clarifies

We never blacklisted Ghana as a possible terrorist location - UK clarifies

- Britain has refuted claims that it had blacklisted Ghana as a terrorist target

- The High Commission in Ghana claims local media had all wrong

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The UK government has rebutted media reports of it warning citizens against travelling to Ghana due to what reports claim to be a possible terrorist attack in the country.

We never blacklisted Ghana as a possible terrorist location - UK calrifies

We never blacklisted Ghana as a possible terrorist location - UK calrifies

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YEN.com.gh had earlier reported of how the travel advisory portals of Canada and the UK has issued warnings of possible terrorist attacks in the country. The portal for Canada, for example warned that citizens hoping to travel to Ghana do so at their own risk.

But in a crucial press release the British government argues that the media had it all wrong.

"Recent media stories in Ghana have wrongly suggested that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have issued a new warning with regard to terrorism in Ghana. We have not issues new advice," the statement revealed.

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Meanwhile, government through the ministry of interior has debunked claims of a possible terror attack in Ghana. The ministry of defense assured that the public will be notified in advance if indeed there is a possible threat of terrorism.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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