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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan (September 19, 2023)
September 19, 2023

Location: Azerbaijan

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is monitoring reports of Azerbaijani military action in Nagorno-Karabakh.  U.S. citizens should continue to exercise caution near all international borders between Armenia and Azerbaijan and avoid travel to Nagorno-Karabakh.  The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in and around Nagorno-Karabakh as access is restricted.

The U.S. Embassy will continue to monitor the security situation and provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid military installations.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.


  • U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan

111 Azadlig Avenue

AZ1007 Baku, Azerbaijan

(994 12) 488 3300


U.S. Embassy Baku website

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444