Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to be especially vigilant during the upcoming Navruz holiday.  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leaders are known to recruit and inspire individuals to conduct spontaneous attacks on anyone who does not adhere to their extreme ideology.   Due to previous …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (December 29, 2018) Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to exercise special vigilance during the New Year holiday.  As a reminder, on July 29, terrorists targeted a group of Western tourists traveling in Tajikistan, killing four people including two American …

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Routine Message – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe Event:  President Trump has issued an Executive Order to close Federal offices on Wednesday, December 5 in honor of America’s 41st President, George H. W. Bush. The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe will be closed to commemorate the National Day of Mourning for President Bush and will reopen on December 6. …

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Alert: Tajikistan Travel Advisory – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Tajikistan due to terrorism. On July 29, 2018, two U.S. citizens were killed in a terrorist attack in Danghara province. Terrorists have targeted bicyclists and may target other places, such as residential areas, clubs and restaurants, places of worship, hotels, schools, outdoor recreation events, and other venues, although Government of Tajikistan facilities remain …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  In working closely with Tajik authorities, we can confirm that two U.S. citizen cyclists were killed in the Danghara district on July 29.  According to multiple sources, on July 29 Tajik citizens hit seven foreign cyclists with their vehicle, exited the car, and stabbed the cyclists with knives.  The Ministry of Internal …

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Alert – U. S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (February 3, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe Recommends the Following: * Avoid large crowds and public transportation to the extent possible. * Do not draw unnecessary attention to yourself. * Maintain awareness of your surroundings and situation. Assistance and Further Information: * Contact the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan, located at 109 A Ismoili Somoni Avenue, (Zarafshon district) …

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