U.S. Embassy Chisinau Statement Regarding Suspicious Item Found in Front of Embassy July 5

The U.S. Embassy confirms media reports that a suspicious device was found in front of the Embassy in Chisinau July 5, 2016. In coordination with local law enforcement representatives, embassy security personnel determined that the device posed no physical threat to anyone or any property on the premises.

The U.S. Embassy thanks local law enforcement for their prompt and professional response. We refer any further questions related to the investigation to Chisinau law enforcement authorities.