Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On September 16-18, 2015

The Civic Platform “Dignity and Truth” leaders announced the agenda of the events scheduled for the next few days, which includes the protests in front of the State institutions and an automobile march.

From September 16, 2015 till September 18. 2015 they are planning to protest near the Residence of the President of Moldova from 07:30 till 10:00. The Residence of the President of Moldova is located on 23-24 Iorga Street.  They will protest for the resignation of the President of Moldova. The event was entitled as “Waking up President Timofti”. About 100 of people are expected to take part at the protest.

Also on September 16, 2015 at 14:00 they will also protest in front of the National Bank of Moldova, located on 1 Grigore Vieru Blvd. The participants will protest against the state budget theft and asking for the resignations of the Governor of the Moldova National Bank. About 100 of people are expected to take part at the protest. About 100 of people are expected to take part at the protest.

Starting tomorrow, every day at 3pm, they will protest near the Government Building where the Cabinet of the Ministry is hold their ordinary meetings.

Also they will protest in front of the Parliament when there will be a Parliament session.

On September 20, starting at 12:00, the protesters will stage a large-scale automobile march. Additional info they will provide later via internet and local news.

The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational.  Avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.  Large public gatherings can affect all major incoming arteries to the city in which they occur.  Demonstrations in one city have the potential to lead to additional public rallies or demonstrations in other locations around the city and country.

For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Moldova Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, located at 103 Str. Alexei Mateevici, at +373 22 408-300 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +373 22 237-345/408-445.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).