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A French consulate in Mecca

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Dec 16, 2005 at 14:50

Concerned European wrote :

"Probably there is only some kind of honorary consul, it is a Saudi Citizen hired by the French Government to represent French interests, but not a consulate which employs French citizens"

How about other " competent personnel having all necessary cetrificates to access the Holy Places" from the Jedda consulate ?

"A Djeddah : Le Consulat général de France à Djeddah dispose de personnels compétents et ayant toutes les autorisations de circulation dans les Lieux Saints."
[quote from the guide]

Are they also just hired Saudis or French citizens with solid laicite background trained to help French pilgrims in case they happen to be crushed or trampled to death around the three pillars at Mina?
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