Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki (May 17, 2018) Location:     Announced gathering point is Venizelos statue (78, Egnatia St.) followed by a march to the U.S. Consulate General Event:           A demonstration protesting the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel is expected to take place May 17, starting at 7:00 p.m. Actions to Take:  Keep ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki (May 15, 2018) Location:      Athens – Announced gathering point is Megaro Mousikis metro station followed by a march to U.S. and Israeli Embassies Thessaloniki –  Announced gathering point is Arch of Galerius – Kamara (142, Egnatia St.) followed by a march to the U.S. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki (April 30, 2018)

  Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens and U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki (April 30, 2018) Locations: Athens – Announced gathering points are Syntagma Square followed by a march to U.S. Embassy Athens, Omonia Square, Klafthmonos Square, Archeological Museum, Areos Park, and Karaiskakis Square in Piraeus. Thessaloniki – Announced gathering points are Agias Sofias Square, Arch of ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens (April 17, 2018) Locations: Announced gathering point is Syntagma Square followed by a march to U.S Embassy Athens Announced gathering points are Arch of Galerius (Kamara) and the Venizelos statue (78 Egnatia St.) followed by separate marches to U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki. Events: Athens – A demonstration is expected to take ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (April 16, 2018) Location:  Announced gathering point is Athens University (Propylaia- Panepistimiou Ave.) with a march to U.S. Embassy Athens. Event:  A large demonstration is expected to take place today, April 16, 2018, beginning at 12 noon.  Greek leftist groups intend to protest U.S. coalition action in ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (April 13, 2018) Locations: Megaro Musikis station and park to the U.S. Embassy Downtown Thessaloniki – Venizelos Statue (78, Egnatia Street) Event: Athens – Greek leftist and anti-war groups plan to protest possible U.S. action in Syria and military presence in the Aegean and Mediterranean starting at ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (April 3, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (April 3, 2018) Location:  Announced gathering point is U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece with a march to the Israeli Embassy. Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place on April 3, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Greek leftist groups and Palestinians living in Greece intend protest U.S. policy ...
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Athens and Thessaloniki Demonstrations and Strikes

Demonstrations for today, Wednesday, January 24   Athens Area Time:               12:00 Where:             U.S Embassy (91 Vas Sofias St) Who:                Kurds living in Greece   Time:               13:30 Where:             Ministry of Education (37 A. Papandreou St, Marousi, near “The Athens Mall”) Who:                Theater actors   Thessaloniki Area Time:                        15:30 Where:                      Thessaloniki Court House (5, 26th October St.) ...
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Operations During a Lapse in Appropriations

Emergency Alert January 20, 2018 Operations During a Lapse in Appropriations At this time, scheduled passport and visa services in the United States and at our posts overseas will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits.  This website will not be regularly updated until full operations resume, with the exception of emergency ...
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Security and Emergency Message for U.S citizens: Health and Safety Announcement from Center for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece  Security and Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Health and Safety Announcement from Center for Disease Control and Prevention  December 22, 2017     Health officials in Greece have reported an outbreak of measles. Measles is a disease caused by a virus that is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing. ...
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Security and Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Health and Safety Announcements

    U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece Security and Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Health and Safety Announcement from Hellenic Food Authority on Possible Tainted Food December 20, 2017   The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) published an announcement concerning the claims of the Anarchist Group “Blackgreen Arsons” that it has poisoned specific brands and products in random ...
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Worldwide Caution, December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017 As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide ...
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Travel Alert: Europe

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the ...
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Worldwide Caution, March 6, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Flight Cancellations and Public Employees Strike in Greece

April 7, 2016 U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece The U.S. Embassy in Athens informs U.S. citizens residing in or traveling in Greece of the possibility of disruptions due to a planned air traffic controllers strike.  All domestic and international flights to and from all Greek airports scheduled for Thursday, April 7, have been cancelled due to ...
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Travel Alert: Europe

March 22, 2016 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL.  Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation.  This Travel Alert expires on June ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security in Europe

December 31, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Athens reminds U.S. citizens that U.S. and European authorities continue to warn of possible terrorist attacks in Europe, citing repeated threats by terror groups. As we approach the end of 2015, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens of our Worldwide Travel Alert that urges travelers to exercise particular ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: November 17th Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in Athens informs U.S. citizens of the potential for large demonstrations throughout Greece on Tuesday, November 17.  Demonstrations are expected in the vicinity between Syntagma Square and the U.S. Embassy in the center of Athens, in the area of the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and on and near university campuses nationwide.  ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banking Disruptions in Greece

June 28, 2015 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Greece of the possibility of disruptions to banking services – including credit-card processing and servicing of ATMs – throughout Greece in light of developments within the local economy.  International and local media are reporting that banks will remain closed starting on ...
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