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 on Palestine.

U.S. government personnel have been advised to depart the U.S. Embassy by 5:00 p.m. or 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