Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (January 7, 2020)

Subject: Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (January 7, 2020)
Location: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.
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.
Assistance: U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland
031 357 70 11 (dialing within Switzerland)
+41 31 357 70 11 (dialing from overseas)

State Department
Bureau of Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 (toll-free in the United States and Canada)
+1-202-501-4444 (from other countries)·

The most accurate real-time information on security matters is available from Swiss authorities, who have responsibility for the safety and security of all persons in Switzerland.

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