Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tirana, Albania:

  • Deshmoret e Kombit Boulevard, in vicinity of Prime Minister’s Office
  • Mother Theresa Square
  • Skanderbeg Square

Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place on January 27, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The group intends to protest against the Albanian government.  U.S. Embassy personnel and family members are directed to avoid these locations while the protests take place.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Boulevard Deshmoret e Kombit, Skanderbeg Square, and Mother Theresa Square.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.