Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (June 22, 2018)
Location: Great National Assembly Square, downtown Chisinau
Event: A large demonstration is planned for Sunday, June 24, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The demonstration is in protest of the invalidation of the recent Chisinau mayoral election. Since June 20, other, smaller protests have been occurring in the area around Chisinau City Hall and the Democratic Party headquarters. These protests are expected to continue throughout the weekend. So far, the protests have been peaceful without harm to people or property.
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.
- U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova
+373 22 40 8300
- State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Moldova Country Information
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