Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Walid Bukhari has confirmed that thenumber of Saudis departing Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport hasreached 2,088 since the protests began.
On Friday, the Saudi embassy in Beirut warned Saudi nationals notto be present at demonstrations.
The Saudi embassy in Beirut also issued an alert through itsofficial Twitter account saying: "Given the current security situation inLebanon, and in the interest of the safety of Saudi citizens, the Saudi Embassyin Beirut would like all Saudi residents and visitors to take precaution andstay away from the places of demonstrations and protests".
In the same vein, the Saudi Foreign Ministry called on its citizensin Lebanon to exercise utmost care and warned the Saudis not to travel toLebanon for their safety.
The Saudi embassy has made great efforts to ensure the safety ofits citizens since the outbreak of the demonstrations.
The Saudi Foreign Ministry also warned citizens against travelingto Lebanon, whether from the Kingdom or any other international body.