Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location:Tirana, Albania along the Tirana Ring Road (Unaza e Madhe).

Event: Possible demonstrations along the Ring Road (Unaza e Madhe) and other areas of the city related to the planned Ring Road expansion.  A related demonstration occurred on November 22, 2018 in front of the Parliament and resulted in multiple injuries.

U.S. Embassy personnel and family members are urged to monitor local media and to avoid the Tirana Ring Road and other areas around the city if there is information that a demonstration is imminent or ongoing in the area.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Avoid demonstrations
  • Avoid the area along the Tirana Ring Road and other areas around the city if there is information that a demonstration is imminent or ongoing in the area.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.

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