Israel's foreign ministry advised Israeli people not to visit the Maldives on Sunday after the country's authorities forbade tourists with Israeli passports from entering

According to the Israeli ministry, dual-citizen Israelis are included in the recommendation.

For Israeli citizens currently in the Maldives, it is advised to consider leaving the country

The ministry emphasized that in the event of any distress or emergency, providing assistance will be challenging

According to a statement from his office, Cabinet suggestion preceded Maldives President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu's decision

The Cabinet's decision encompasses amending the relevant laws to prohibit Israeli passport holders from entering the Maldives