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 Syria.

U.S. government personnel have been advised to stay within the Embassy buildings during the demonstration.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Athens

+(30) 210-720-2414

+(30) 210-720-2490 (after hours)

AthensAmericanCitizenServices@state.gov

https://gr.usembassy.gov

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444