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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Milan (Italy), Planned Demonstrations on March 8

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The U.S. Consulate General in Milan informs U.S. Citizens that today, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, there are two planned protests at 11:00 a.m. and then again at 19:00 p.m. passing in front of the U.S. Consulate General Milan.

The police will monitor these events and expect at 11:00 a.m. approximately 600-700 people and at 19:00 p.m. approximately 2,500-3,000 people. They expect the demonstrations will be peaceful.

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan recommends that U.S. citizens and their families avoid the areas of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in the vicinity.

For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel websitefor the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Italy Country Specific Information.
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  • Contact the U.S. Consulate in Milan located at Via Principe Amedeo 2, 20121 Milan, at +39 02 2903 5333, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours  emergency number for U.S. citizens is +39 02 290 351
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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