United States Embassy Warsaw
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Warsaw on March 23, 2018
March 21, 2018
The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw informs American citizens that a demonstration will take place near the Polish parliament (Sejm) in Warsaw on Friday, March 23, 2018. Expect large crowds and traffic disruptions in the city center, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy, that afternoon and evening.
The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can be unpredictable and may escalate into violence. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the areas of these demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any demonstrations or protests. Be alert and aware of your surroundings and monitor the local news media for the most current information.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for Travel Advisory and Alerts for Poland. Enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the latest security updates, and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the S. Embassy in Warsaw located at Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31, telephone +48-22-504-2000, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. After-hours emergency number is +48-22-504-2000.
- Contact the S. Consulate General in Kraków located at Ulica Stolarska 9, 31-043, telephone +48-12- 424-5100, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., by appointment only. After-hours emergency number for U.S. Citizens is +48-601-483-348.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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