Location: Vicinity of the border with Afghanistan, Uzbekistan
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent advises U.S. citizens of a heightened threat from violent extremism for the next eight weeks in the vicinity of the border with Afghanistan. As security incidents often take place without any warning, the Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to maintain vigilance and practice good personal security awareness in public areas.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor embassy messaging for updates.
- Review your personal security plans.
- U.S. Embassy Tashkent, Uzbekistan
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Uzbekistan Country Information
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security updates
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