Message to U.S. Citizens: Routine Demonstration Message

Message to U.S. Citizens: Routine Demonstration Message
U.S. Mission Türkiye, January 12, 2024

Event: In advance of municipal elections scheduled for Sunday, March 31, 2024, this message reminds U.S. citizens that political rallies and other large gatherings are common throughout Türkiye during electoral periods.  As with all large gatherings, there is a risk that peaceful events can turn confrontational, and it is recommended that U.S. citizens avoid crowds, remain vigilant and aware of their surroundings, and regularly monitor trusted media sources for updates.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
    • Be aware of your surroundings
    • Monitor local media for updates

U.S. Embassy (Ankara, Türkiye)
1480 Sok No:1
Cukurambar Mah
Cankaya 06530 Ankara, Türkiye
Tel: +90-312-294-0000

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul
Poligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75
İstinye 34460 Sariyer, Istanbul, Türkiye
Tel: +90-212-335-9000

U.S. Consulate Adana
Girne Bulvari No: 212 Guzelevler Mah.
Yuregir, Adana, Türkiye
Tel: +90-322-455-4100

U.S. Consular Agency Izmir

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