Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Parliament Square, Chisinau

Event: A political protest is expected to take place this afternoon in downtown Chisinau in the vicinity of Parliament Square. Chisinau Police have stated that there will be additional police presence in the area and warned of likely street closures in the area.  Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Expect traffic delays and road closures
  • Keep a low profile
  • Review your personal security plans

U.S. Embassy Chisinau reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security and to review emergency procedures, as outlined in the State Department’s Worldwide Caution Travel Advisory.

The Embassy will continue to review the situation and provide additional information as needed.