Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Event: A demonstration is expected today, Friday, June 28, 2019 starting at 6:00PM in front of the Parliament building.  At 7:00PM the protesters will walk along Nikola Pasic Square, Terazije, Knez Mihailova, Pariska, and Kralja Petra, ending in front of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate around 9:00PM.  The demonstration is part of the “No Surrender of Kosovo and Metohija” initiative.  Police expect fewer than 2,000 participants.

 

We remind all Americans that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

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