Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Downtown Chisinau

Event: A protest is underway in downtown Chisinau in the vicinity of the Tighina Street and Stefan cel Mare intersection with increased police presence and road closures in the area. Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid the area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration
  • 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.