Location: Istinye neighborhood, Sariyer Avenue in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey.
Event: A demonstration is expected to take place near the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey today, January 15, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The demonstration, organized by a local political party, intends to protest U.S. foreign policy statements. U.S. Government personnel are advised to avoid all protests; Consulate General operations will continue as scheduled.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- Review your personal security plans.
U.S. Consulate General (Istanbul, Turkey)
State Department – Consular Affairs:
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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