Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (03 December 2018)

Location:  Moldova, countrywide

Event: During the holiday season security measures in Moldova remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

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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