Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Belgrade (Serbia), Soccer Match on May 27

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade informs U.S. citizens that on Saturday, May 27, at 6:00 pm, soccer club Partizan will play Red Star at Partizan Stadium in Belgrade. There is the potential for violence before, during, and after this match. Expect massive police activity and crowds around the Partizan stadium. Embassy personnel are generally advised to avoid the vicinity of high-profile sporting events.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Belgrade (Serbia), Soccer Match on May 27

The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade informs U.S. citizens that on Saturday, May 27, at 6:00 pm, soccer club Partizan will play Red Star at Partizan Stadium in Belgrade. There is the potential for violence before, during, and after this match. Expect massive police activity and crowds around the Partizan stadium. Embassy personnel are generally advised to avoid the vicinity of high-profile sporting events.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council