Security Message for U.S. Citizens:Demonstration in front of the French Embassy in Ankara on January 8

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place in front of the French Embassy on Paris Caddesi at 12:30 today, Friday, January 8, 2016. We do not know the expected size of the protest, or its expected duration.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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