April 27, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Skopje informs U.S. citizens that there is significant police activity around the Parliament building in Skopje. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area.
Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, monitor local news stations for information and updates. Maintain a high level of vigilance, and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Macedonia Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messagesand make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Macedonia, located at Samoilova 21, 1000 Skopje, at tel: (02) 310-2000 within Macedonia, or (+389) (2) 310-2000 internationally, Monday through Fridayfrom 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (02) 310-2000.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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