U.S. Embassy in Baku issues security alert for U.S. citizens

24/10/2020 22:59

U.S. Embassy in Baku issues security alert for U.S. citizens


The U.S. Embassy in Baku issued security alert for its citizens.

"The U.S. Embassy in Baku has received credible reports of potential terrorist attacks and kidnappings against U.S. citizens and foreign nationals in Baku, including against hotels such as the J.W. Marriott Absheron, as well as potentially other locations in Baku.  U.S. citizens are advised to exercise heightened caution in locations where Americans or foreigners may gather," the Embassy reported.

It urged its citizens to exercise caution and remain vigilant, avoid crowds, keep a low profile, be aware of surroundings, stay alert in locations frequented by foreigners, monitor local media for updates.


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