Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues. ...
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Nationwide Demonstrations and Strikes by Major Transportation Unions in France

U.S. Embassy, Paris Nationwide Demonstrations and Strikes by Major Transportation Unions in France:  Air France, French National Railway Networks and Civil Service Employees April 4, 2018 Transportation unions in France have called for nationwide strikes and demonstrations which are affecting the nation’s railway system and local transport lines, including the métro and bus system in ...
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Worldwide Caution Issued December 6, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  The U.S. Embassy in France reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal ...
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European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the ...
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U.S. Embassy Consular Services Days in Rennes, Lyon and Bordeaux

United States Embassy Paris, France Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Consular Services Days in Rennes, Lyon and Bordeaux The U.S. Embassy in Paris, in collaboration with the American Presence Posts in Rennes, Lyon and Bordeaux, is pleased to announce the provision of off-site consular services: Rennes on October 10, 2018 Lyon on October 11 and 12, ...
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