U.S. Embassy Pristina informs U.S. citizens that according to media reports, protests are expected to take place in Mitrovica North. The student protest is expected at 12:00 in front of the High School Mihajlo Petrovic Alas/Михајло Петровић Алас and march through the Lole Ribara/ Лоле Рибара street past the main bridge, to the square Brace Milic/Brace Милић, today October 21, 2015. The anticipated size of the protest is 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.
· Contact the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo located at 30 Nazim Hikmet St. Arberia/Dragodan, 10000 Pristina, at +(381) 38-5959-3119 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal or Kosovo holidays). After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +(381) 38-5959-3000.
· Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).