Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland (November 9, 2018)

Location: Helsinki (Kaivopuisto Area), Finland

Event: Local authorities have notified the Embassy of a scheduled non-violent demonstration expected to take place in the Kaivopuisto area of Helsinki, Finland, on November 9, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The demonstration is expected to begin near the Olympic Terminal and proceed toward the U.S. Embassy, located at Itäinen Puistotie. The U.S. Embassy has advised its personnel to avoid the demonstration area.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
• Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
• Monitor local media for updates
• Keep a low profile.

For further information:

U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland
+(358) (9) 616-250
HelsinkiACS@state.gov
https://fi.usembassy.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Finland Country Information
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