Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo (May 27, 2020)

Location: Adem Jashari, Skanderbeg, and Ibrahim Rugova Squares, Pristina, Kosovo

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on May 28, 2020 beginning at 1600, and continuing throughout the day. Vetëvendosje (VV) supporters intend to protest against the ongoing political situation, with an expected 3,500 participants. Additional protests by these and other actors may occur in Pristina and other towns and cities. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid areas with active protests.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates on the above protest as well as expansion to other towns and cities.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your location.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.