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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Athens (Greece), Planned Demonstrations in Athens & Thessaloniki on September 25

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

 

Demonstration in Athens

 

Time:              18:00 

                    

Where:           Passalimani-Pireaus

 

Who:               Leftist and Anti –imperialistic movement

 

 

Demonstrations in Thessaloniki

 

Time:                        09:30 

                    

Where:                     Grand Palace Hotel (305, Monastiriou St.)

 

Who:                        Union of unemployed

 

 

Time:                        11:00   

                  

Where:                     Public Transportation Offices (90, Papanastasiou St.)

 

Who:                        Union of unemployed

 

 

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.

 

For further information:

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Greece.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • In case of an emergency, contact the U.S. Embassy in Athens, located at 91 Vasilisis Sophias Avenue, at (+30) 210-720-2414, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday except U.S. and Greek holidays. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (+30) 210-729-4444. You can email the U.S. Embassy in Athens atAthensAmericanCitizenServices@state.gov.
  • 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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