Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

Location: Throughout Georgia

Event:  This is election weekend in Georgia.  The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution and stay observant to possible large crowds of people that may appear to be gathering or protesting.  Georgia has a history of unplanned spontaneous protests which can include violence related to elections.  Particular locations throughout Tbilisi, such as Rustaveli Avenue, Parliament, and other government buildings, have a history of being the focal point for these events.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.

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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