Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Athens, Greece (February 3, 2018)

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.

Assistance:

· U.S. Embassy Athens

+(30) 210-720-2414

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

AthensAmericanCitizenServices@state.gov

· State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

· Greece Country Information

· Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates

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