Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations expected today outside the U.S. Embassy (August 8, 2022)
Location: U.S. Embassy in Yerevan
Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today outside the U.S. Embassy on Isakov Ave at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Visitors to the U.S. Embassy and embassy staff should avoid this entrance while demonstrators are present and remain alert and aware of their surroundings.
In general, demonstrations are unpredictable and participants could change direction at any moment, creating new traffic and movement blockages. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly become violent.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
U.S. Embassy Yerevan
(+374-10) 49-45-85 (business hours)
(+374-10) 464-700 (after hours)
1 American Avenue
Yerevan 0082, Republic of Armenia
For Travel Alerts and information about Armenia: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Armenia.html
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444