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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Athens (Greece), Demonstrations and work stoppage

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The U.S. Embassy Athens informs U.S citizens of the following demonstrations and work stoppage


Demonstrations in Athens


Time:             12:00  

Where:          “TRENOSE” Offices 1-3 Karolou St, Karaiskaki Sq. Metaxourgio

Who:              Railways employees


Time:              11:00

Where:           Court of Appeal (14 Loukareos St)                       

Who:              Anarchists


Time:             12:00  

Where:          Ministry of Labor (29 Stadiou St) 

Who:             Municipal employees


Time:              14:00

Where:           Regional Education Directorate of Attica (15-17 Tsocha Street, Ambelokipi)

Who:              Teachers


Time:              16:00

Where:           Ministry of Finance (5-7 Nikis St)                   

Who:              Customs employees.


Time:             Unknown  

Where:          “Hellas Gold” Co. main offices, 23A Vas. Sofias Av.

Who:             “Hellas Gold” Co. employees.


Work Stoppage :

The tram and metro will be on a work stoppage between 21:00 – 00:01


Demonstrations in Thessaloniki


Time:                        18:00

Where:                      Arch of Galerius - Kamara (142, Egnatia St.)

Who:                         Anarchists

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  • If you are a U.S. citizen in the Thessaloniki district with an emergency during office hours, contact the U.S. Consulate General in Thessaloniki by telephone at (+30) 231-024-2905; after hours, contact the U.S. Embassy in Athens at (+30) 210-729-4444.

  • 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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