Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

Location: Outside Freedom Square in downtown Tbilisi

Event: A demonstration by the Alliance of Patriots (AOP) is expected to take place on Saturday, October 3 starting at approximately 5pm.

U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid areas with a large police presence, which is an indicator of large gatherings, and to exercise caution if in the vicinity of any demonstrations.  Those who are in hotels, restaurants, or other businesses near protest activity shoudl remain in the building until crowds dissipate.  These activities may pose significant challenges to travelers transiting through downtown Tbilisi.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a low profile
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

(995)(32) 227-7724 (M-F 8:30-5:30)

(995)(32) 227-7000 (after hours)

AskConsulTbilisi@state.gov

https://ge.usembassy.gov/

State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Georgia Country Information

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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/