Event: Security Alert
In light of the recent security developments in Ethiopia, the Embassy reminds all citizens to exercise caution while moving about the country, especially in areas near the Eritrean-Ethiopian border. Practice good personal security practices, report anything suspicious to local police, and follow any safety instructions issued by Eritrean authorities.
There are no indications of security issues in Eritrea. The Embassy is issuing this alert in an abundance of caution given the evolving situation in Ethiopia.
Actions to Take:
- Check with your air carriers or travel representative prior to departure for the United States.
- Visit state.govto view individual Travel Advisories for the most urgent threats to safety and security.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s websiteon the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- Click here for our Travel to the U.S. FAQs.
U.S. Embassy Asmara
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