Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Location: Downtown Chisinau

Event: A political protest is planned for the afternoon on Sunday, November 13 in downtown Chisinau, in the vicinity of Parliament Square.  Additional police presence and traffic congestion in the area is expected due to street closures associated with the protest.  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.