Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium

Location: Belgium, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels

Location: Brussels, Belgium.  From Luxembourg Square to Schuman Square.   NOTE: According to the police the protesters could show up everywhere in Brussels Event: up to 10,000 Yellow Vests demonstrators are expected to demonstrate on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 13:00 to 17:00.  The group intends to protest against the government, police violence and the high cost …

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Demonstration Alert: Upcoming Protest Nov 30 in Brussels

Location: Brussels, Belgium.  From Luxembourg Square to Schuman Square.   NOTE: According to the police the protesters could show up everywhere in Brussels Event: up to 10,000 Yellow Vests demonstrators are expected to demonstrate on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 13:00 to 17:00.  The group intends to protest against the government, police violence and the high cost of living.   Last …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium

Location:  Belgium, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Belgium remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft …

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Security Alert: Public Safety Reminder

Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public …

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