Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (April 16, 2018)

Event: Protests in Downtown Yerevan

The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is aware of ongoing protests in downtown Yerevan (and other regions in Armenia) today and announced plans for more protests on April 17 causing roads and the surrounding areas to be congested. Due to the unpredictable nature of the protests, there could be a potential for violence. For your safety, avoid the areas directly affected by these protests and continue to monitor local media for further information.

We remind all U.S. citizens to review your personal security plans and remain aware of your surroundings.  Please maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.