Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus

Location:  at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus

Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place at approximately 11:30 a.m on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia.  The Cyprus National Police estimates there will be approximately 500 demonstrators.

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the police will close off Metochiou Street, from Agiou Prokopiou to Ploutarchou Street.  The demonstration is expected to last approximately 1 hour.  Consular services will not be impacted by the demonstration.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid areas that may be targeted for demonstrations.

 Actions to Take:

  • Avoid demonstration areas.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.


U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 2239-3939
+357 2239-3939 (after hours; wait for recorded message, then press 0)
U.S. Embassy Nicosia web page

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

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