Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Rally on January 8

The U.S. Embassy has received information about a large rally planned for the evening of Friday, January 8, 2015 near the cross streets of Nelson Mandela and Loyada Road (the intersection to turn toward Camp Lemonnier) and has reminded U.S. Embassy personnel to avoid large public gatherings and to be cognizant of their surroundings. Private U.S. citizens living in Djibouti should consider taking similar action.

Remember the importance of maintaining a low profile. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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