Location: Downtown Tbilisi, Georgia
Event: The Embassy is tracking a planned large demonstration today, December 21, at 6:00 pm starting at First Republic Square and moving to Parliament and possibly Freedom Square in downtown Tbilisi. Police presence and security measures are expected.
The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that large crowds are unpredictable. Confrontations and violence among event attendees, counterdemonstrators, and police can occur with little or no warning. U.S. government personnel are advised to exercise caution when traveling downtown and to avoid this area.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Review your personal security plans.
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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