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you may not be ready to travel even if you have a valid passport some countries require your passport to be va
You may not be ready to travel even if you have a valid passport. Some countries require your passport to be valid 6+ months beyond your trip. If your destination is one of them, renew early in case of unexpected delays.
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due to reports of multiple security related incidents the us embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid tr
#Tunisia : Due to reports of multiple security-related incidents, the U.S. Embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid travel to downtown#Tunis . We further recommend against unnecessary movement in and around Tunis at this time.
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due to reports of multiple security related incidents the us embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid tr
#Tunisia : Due to reports of multiple security-related incidents, the U.S. Embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid travel to downtown#Tunis . We further recommend against unnecessary movement in and around Tunis at this time.
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due to reports of multiple security related incidents the us embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid tr
#Tunisia : Due to reports of multiple security-related incidents, the U.S. Embassy has instructed its personnel to avoid travel to downtown#Tunis . We further recommend against unnecessary movement in and around Tunis at this time.
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a protest organized by the socialist students union is scheduled to be held in front of the us embassy in tod
#SriLanka : A protest organized by the Socialist Students Union is scheduled to be held in front of the U.S. Embassy in#Colombo today, June 27, at 1:00 p.m. The demonstration is expected to last approximately one hour and include about 100 protesters.
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large crowds may form at residence of former president atambayev in koy tash near us citizens advised to avoi
#Kyrgyzstan : Large crowds may form at residence of former president Atambayev in Koy Tash near#Bishkek . U.S. citizens advised to avoid traveling to areas south of Kok Jar and east of Chon Tash. USG personnel are restricted from traveling to these areas.
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maybe theyre trying to help or maybe theyre planning to rob you play it safe by ignoring them and only pulling
Maybe they’re trying to help, or maybe they’re planning to rob you. Play it safe by ignoring them and only pulling over to inspect your vehicle in well-lit, heavily trafficked areas. #TravelSmart
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the police report a demonstration protesting us policy towards serbia and kosovo is expected to take place sa
#Serbia : The Police report a demonstration protesting U.S. policy towards Serbia and Kosovo is expected to take place Saturday, June 29 beginning at 8:00 PM near the U.S. Embassy in#Belgrade . The duration of the protest is unknown.
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in light of increasingly violent confrontations between protesters and security forces in us embassy employee
#Honduras : In light of increasingly violent confrontations between protesters and security forces in#Tegucigalpa , U.S. embassy employees and family members should avoid two areas unsafe for transit in Tegucigalpa: UNAH and Colonia Kennedy.
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dont accept gifts from strangers ignore the offer if you do find an unsolicited object in your hands give it b
Don’t accept “gifts” from strangers. Ignore the offer. If you do find an unsolicited object in your hands, give it back immediately. Don’t give money for the item. #TravelSmart

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continue to notify us of us citizens overseas impacted by hurricaneirma amp hurricanejose
Continue to notify us of US citizens overseas impacted by #HurricaneIrma & #HurricaneJose.
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new emergency message for us citizens in turkey
New Emergency Message for US citizens in #Turkey
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us citizens in turkey should shelter in place amp stay indoors update family friends of your status when possi
US citizens in #Turkey should shelter in place & stay indoors. Update family/friends of your status when possible.
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exercise heightened caution around areas of vehicle movement including buses in the las ramblas area of barce
#Spain : Exercise heightened caution around areas of vehicle movement, including buses, in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona during Christmas and New Year’s. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public areas.
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americans in paris if you are safe be sure to notify friends and loved ones if you use social media be sure to
Americans in Paris: If you are safe, be sure to notify friends and loved ones. If you use social media, be sure to update your statuses.
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if you are concerned about a us citizen in paris you can call 1 888 407 4747 from the us or 202 501 4444 from
If you are concerned about a US citizen in Paris you can call 1-888-407-4747 (from the US) or 202-501-4444 (from overseas) for assistance
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ankara ongoing security incident near us embassy all us citizens should avoid area near embassy compound until
Ankara, #Turkey - ongoing security incident near US Embassy. All US citizens should avoid area near Embassy compound until further notice.
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reports that social media is blocked in turkey use email phone call sms to contact loved ones in area
Reports that social media is blocked in #Turkey. Use email/phone call/SMS to contact loved ones in area.
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haven t heard from a us citizen relative in paris contact 1 888 407 4747 from us 1 202 501 4444 from all other
Haven't heard from a U.S. citizen relative in Paris? Contact: 1-888-407-4747 (from US) +1-202-501-4444 (From all other countries) [2/2]
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us citizens in ankara potential terrorist plot to attack turkish govt buildings amp housing bahcelievler area
US citizens in Ankara: Potential terrorist plot to attack Turkish govt buildings & housing, Bahcelievler area
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