Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Local media outlets have reported that protests throughout the capital are expected today, May 3, starting at 08:15. Civil disruption in the form of spontaneous road closures, and police checkpoints, with the ability to impact normal commuting and transit times are likely to continue.  These 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.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.


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:

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444