Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (February 3, 2018)
Location: Announced gathering point is Rigillis Square Square in Athens, Greece. Protesters will march to 131 Mesogion Avenue, political party Golden Dawn’s offices.
Event: Demonstration by anarchists expected to take place on February 3 beginning at 6 p.m. The group intends to protest Golden Dawn’s laying of a wreath.
U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid this area during the late afternoon and evening hours.
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.
· U.S. Embassy Athens
+(30) 210-720-2490 (after hours)
· State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
· Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates