Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (October 20, 2023)
Location: Multiple locations in Nouakchott, including United States Embassy, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Event: There are reports of multiple planned protests today
· 0950 at the U.S., French, German and possibly other western embassies; and U.N. offices
· 1400-1500 after Friday prayer – March from the Saudi Mosque to the U.N.
· 1700 – March from the Palestine Embassy to the U.N.
Actions to Take:
· Monitor local media for updates
· Avoid the area
· Avoid crowds
- Avoid demonstrations
· Keep a low profile
U.S. Embassy Nouakchott
State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
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