Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Istanbul (Turkey), Demonstration expected at U.S. Consulate General Istanbul today

The U.S. Consulate General Istanbul informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected at the U.S. Consulate General Istanbul and the vicinity this afternoon beginning at approximately 3:00 p.m. U.S citizens should avoid the U.S. Consulate this afternoon and exercise caution in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations, and monitor media reports. Check local media for the latest updates and take the appropriate steps to bolster your personal security.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council