Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Pristina (Kosovo), Demonstration

U.S. Embassy Pristina informs U.S. citizens that according to local media, demonstrations are expected to take place in Pristina on January 21, 2017. Multiple groups will be congregating near Zahir Pajaziti Square, along Mother Teresa Blvd between the hours of 11:00 and 14:00. Demonstrations may last longer than the expected schedule. The anticipated sizes of the protests are unknown.

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