Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (August 23, 2018)

Location:  Central Chisinau

Event:   A large demonstration is planned for Sunday, August 26, beginning at 2pm that will likely impede traffic on Boulevard Stefan cel Mare and possibly other streets in the city center.  There will also be a heavy police presence in the area during the demonstration.  While all recent demonstrations have been peaceful, all large gatherings and especially protests have the potential for disorder and violence.   Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Expect traffic delays and road closures
  • Keep a low profile

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

+373 22 40 4300

          Chisinau-CA@state.gov

          https://md.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

  • Moldova Country Information
  • Enroll in Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates

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