Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia
Location: Parliament-downtown Tbilisi, June 20, 2020
Event: A large rally entitled “Together Against Occupation” is scheduled to take place in front of the Parliament building on Rustaveli Avenue in downtown Tbilisi on Saturday, June 20 at approximately 1900 hours. The event is being held to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the June 20-21 protests against the Russian occupation of Georgian territory during which police and demonstrators clashed, resulting in numerous injuries and more than six months of related protest activity.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
- Review your personal security plans
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible
U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia
(995)(32) 227-7724 (M-F 8:30-5:30)
(995)(32) 227-7000 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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Please see U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Security Message on Demonstrations: https://ge.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/
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