Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yerevan (Armenia), Ongoing Security Situation in Erebuni

The Embassy alerts all U.S. Citizens that the security situation involving armed personnel at the police forces building in Erebuni is still ongoing. Roads remain blocked in the area. Current reports indicate that one police officer has been killed and numerous attackers maintain control of the building and are holding hostages. Official travel to the Erebuni District by Embassy personnel is restricted until the situation is resolved. The Embassy advises that all American citizens avoid travel in that area and monitor local media for further information.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, monitor local news stations for updates, and report specific incidences of targeted violence to the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan at the number below. Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

Source: OSAC