Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia(August 26, 2019)

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Event: Football club Red Star will play Young Boys (Switzerland) on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00 PM at Red Star stadium.  Police expect at least 50,000 people at the stadium.  There may be animosity between these clubs.  Expect increased police activity throughout the city and a large police presence around the stadium.  Expect traffic delays in the vicinity of the stadium.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas near the stadium.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

o   +381 (11) 706-4000 (24 hours)

o   belgradeacs@state.gov

o   888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444