Security Alert – U. S. Mission Greece

Demonstration Alert Messages for US citizens

Location: Athens – Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium at 160 Alexandras Ave.

Event: Soccer game with police presence on August 9, 2023

A soccer game will take place today August 09, 2023, at 21:00hrs, at Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium at 160 Alexandras Ave., Athens.  Heavy police presence will be in the area, conducting various checks to vehicles and pedestrians.  U.S. government personnel are advised to plan accordingly.

Recommended Actions to Take:

  • Expect traffic disruptions in the area around Apostolos Nikolaidis stadium.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings.
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Athens

+(30) 210-721-2951


U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki

+(30) 2310-376-300


State Department – Consular Affairs

(888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444


Greece Country Information

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