Location: Downtown Tbilisi
Event: A large demonstration is planned for Sunday, May 23, at 1400 in First Republic Square (the area outside the Radisson Blu Hotel). U.S. government personnel are advised to expect road closures in that area and potential traffic disruption.
As a reminder, even large gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence quickly. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid demonstration areas and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstration
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
- Monitor local media for updates
- Keep a low profile
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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