Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia – December 11, 2020

Location: Armenia

Event: The U.S. Embassy has removed all travel restrictions for official personnel within Armenia.  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to exercise caution near the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Travel by official U.S. personnel to Nagorno-Karabakh remains prohibited.  The U.S. Embassy also advises U.S. citizens to remain cautious when traveling in Armenia during the winter months, as travelers may encounter icy or wet conditions, particularly on mountain roads and passes.

U.S. citizens throughout Armenia are encouraged to avoid public demonstrations and exercise caution in public spaces.  The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to continue to monitor local news reporting for any new developments.  The Embassy will continue to monitor the security situation and provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Use caution when walking or driving at night.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.


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

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