Security Alert – U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey

Ankara, Turkey March 5, 2018 Location: U.S. Embassy Ankara, Kavaklidere district, Ankara. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Embassy in Ankara will be closed to the public on March 6, 2018 due to a security threat.  The Embassy will announce its reopening once it resumes services. During this period, the Embassy will only ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey

Ankara, Turkey March 4, 2018 Location: U.S. Embassy Ankara, Kavaklidere district, Ankara. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Embassy in Ankara will be closed to the public on March 5, 2018, due to a security threat.  The Embassy will announce its reopening, once it resumes services. During this period, only emergency services will ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Adana, Turkey (March 2, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Adana : Mimar Sinan Acik Hava Amfisi (Mimar Sinan Open Air Theatre)   Mustafa Kemal Pasa Bulvari ( Mustafa Kemal Pasa Boulevard) Ugur Mumcu Meydani (Train Station Square) at Ziyapasa Bulvari Event: A potentially large demonstration is expected to take place ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate Adana

Adana, Turkey February 23, 2018 Location: The intersection of 62003 Sokak and Ordu Caddesi streets, Resatbey neighborhood, Adana. Gatherings may occur in other locations throughout Adana. Event: A protest is slated to begin on February 24, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the demonstration. Actions to Take: ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Ankara

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Ankara Ankara, Turkey February 10, 2018 Location: Karanfil Street, Kizilay district, and in front of the U.S. Embassy, Kavaklidere district, in Ankara, Turkey. Event: A demonstration is expected to start at 4:00 p.m. on February 10, on Karanfil Street in Kizilay, and then proceed to a location in Kavaklidere, adjacent ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Adana, Turkey (Jan 29, 2018)

Location: Girne Bulvari, in front of the U.S. Consulate Adana. Event: Demonstration expected to take place on January 29 beginning at 12:30 p.m. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the demonstration. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned Today in Fatih District at Sarachane Park

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul – March 18, 2017 Demonstrations are being planned in Istanbul’s Fatih district at Sarachane Park this afternoon at approximately 1500 hours to protest airstrikes near Aleppo, Syria.  This demonstration is expected to be peaceful, but also likely to involve anti-Western/American sentiment and could possibly inspire additional demonstrations throughout Istanbul with little or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests Planned in Ankara, December 16, 2016

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that it is aware that an organization called Radical Change (Köklü Değişim Derneği) is organizing a protest today after the Friday prayer at approximately 1:30 pm. The group reportedly plans to march from Kocatepe Mosque to the U.S. Embassy. In addition, the U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations planned today in Besiktas and may occur in and around Istanbul

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul December 12, 2016 The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that demonstrations in response to the recent bombings in Besiktas are planned throughout Istanbul on Monday evening, starting at 5:30 p.m.  There will be a solidarity rally at Vodafone Arena in Besiktas and surrounding neighborhoods.  Please note that ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Explosion near Vodafone Stadium in Besiktas, Istanbul.

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul December 10, 2016 The U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul is monitoring reports of an explosion near the Vodafone soccer stadium and the Ritz Carlton hotel in Besiktas in Istanbul. There are preliminary reports that several people were injured. Please avoid the area, monitor local press reporting, and let friends and family ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Expected Near Taksim, Sisli and Tarlabasi in Istanbul (November 5, 2016)

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that demonstrations related to the arrests of Peoples’ Liberation Party (HDP) leadership are expected starting this afternoon and continuing into the evening in the vicinity of Taksim, Sisli Mosque Square and Tarlabasi in Istanbul. Further demonstrations may occur in other locations throughout Istanbul with little ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Safety Concerns in Adana

Consulate General Adana advises U.S. citizens that extremist groups continue aggressive efforts to attack U.S. citizens and other foreigners in Adana. Attacks may be pre-planned or could occur with little or no warning. They include, but are not limited to: armed attacks, attempted kidnappings, bombings, or other violent acts. The Consulate advises U.S. citizens residing ...
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