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 1800, April 13, 2018. U.S. government personnel have been advised to depart the U.S. Embassy by 1730 or to remain inside the Embassy buildings during the demonstration.
  • Thessaloniki – 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 1900, April 13, 2018.  U.S. government personnel have been advised to depart the U.S. Consulate General by 1730.

 

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, Greece

+(30) 210-720-2414

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

 

AthensAmericanCitizenServices@state.gov

https://gr.usembassy.gov

Consulate General, Thessaloniki

+(30) 230-376-300

 

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

 

Greece Country Information

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