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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland
January 8, 2020

Location: Finland, countrywide

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and other U.S. citizens in the Republic of Finland are encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.

For further information: 

U.S. Embassy Helsinki, Finland
+(358) (9) 616-250

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

Finland Country Information 
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