Heightened alert advised for US citizens abroad amidst 'increased tensions' worldwide

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Published: 2023-10-20 13:51

Last Updated: 2024-07-20 15:24


Heightened alert advised for US citizens abroad amidst 'increased tensions' worldwide
Heightened alert advised for US citizens abroad amidst 'increased tensions' worldwide

In response to escalating tensions in various regions worldwide amidst the ongoing aggression on Gaza and Operation Aqsa Typhoon, the US Department of State has issued an advisory urging American citizens residing abroad to exercise heightened caution.

The message read as follow:

"Event: Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution. U.S. citizens should:"

  • "Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists."
  • "Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information and alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency overseas."
  • "Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter and visit travel.state.gov"
Roya received the following screenshot: