Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Adana, December 20

The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens that general demonstrations are expected to take place between Ataturk Park and Adana’s Central Train Station on Tuesday afternoon, December 20, 2016. The participants are expected to demonstrate against recent violent terrorist attacks throughout the country and against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Previous such demonstrations in other cities also included anti-American messages.

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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