Security Message for U.S. Citizens:Security Incident in Baku – December 4, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan is aware of media reports of the Azerbaijan State Security Service fatally shooting an individual with purported ties to terrorist organizations.  The individual is believed to have been preparing to perpetrate a suicide bombing incident.  The incident took place on Saturday, December 3, near the Bina Shopping Center in …

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Europe Travel Alert November 21, 2016

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, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Gathering near the U.S. Embassy- June 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a gathering is expected to take place on Azadliq Avenue near the U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan, today, Monday, June 13 at approximately 3:00 PM. An increased police and security presence is expected. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. You …

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Formula 1 Updates – June 7, 2016

With the start of the Formula 1 Race in Baku right around the corner, the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is helping U.S. citizens prepare for a safe and successful stay in Baku and throughout Azerbaijan.  We invite you to explore and share the following resources containing essential travel information for visitors and residents: For the …

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Europe Travel Alert – May 31, 2016

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans travelling abroad with information about relevant events, we are alerting U.S. citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present greater …

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Europe Travel Alert

In light of upcoming high visibility public events in Azerbaijan, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens of the Europe Travel Alert issued by the U.S. Department of State on March 22, 2016: Europe Travel Alert The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 …

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Security Message: Escalation of Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh

The U.S. Embassy is aware of media reports indicating that the escalation of ceasefire violations continues in Azerbaijan’s occupied territories and along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.  The situation remains fluid and there have been reports of civilian casualties.  U.S. citizens currently present in Nagorno-Karabakh are advised to leave. The U.S. Embassy …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Large-scale Ceasefire Violations in Nagorno-Karabakh – 04/02/2016

U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Large-scale Ceasefire Violations in Nagorno-Karabakh April 2, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Baku informs U.S. citizens of the reported large-scale ceasefire violations that are taking place along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) conflict zone, which include reports of civilian casualties.   The U.S. Embassy …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Alert-Europe – 03/22/2016

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL. Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. This Travel Alert expires on June 20, 2016. U.S. …

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Worldwide Caution – March 3, 2016

Europe Middle East and North Africa Africa South Asia Central Asia East Asia and Pacific The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that ISIL, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those …

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Personal Safety and Security Reminder

Azerbaijan Security Message for U.S Citizens: Personal Safety and Security Reminder January 15, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Baku informs U.S. citizens that reports of thefts and other property crimes in Azerbaijan have increased. We remind U.S. citizens to maintain appropriate safety and security practices. U.S. citizens should ensure all members of the household and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens; Travel Alert – Worldwide

U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan Message for U.S. Citizens; Travel Alert – Worldwide November 24, 2015 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats.  Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Security Awareness

U.S. Embassy Baku Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Continued Security Awareness November 16, 2015 In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, the U.S. Embassy in Baku reminds U.S. citizens in Azerbaijan to review the Worldwide Caution , which provides information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens …

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