Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject:  Public Rally on Wednesday July 3, 2019


Location:   Media Forum building on Shabdan Baatyr St., Bishkek


Event:  Kyrgyz press is reporting that a public rally will take place on Wednesday July 3, 2019. The rally is expected to take place outside of the Media Forum/Mediagruppa Yevropa building and SDPK headquarters at 4B Shabdan Baatyr St., starting around 4:00 p.m. Media report that former president Atambayev intends to travel from his residence in Koi Tash to the location of the rally.

U.S. citizens are advised to avoid Shabdan Baatyr St. south of Chuy Ave. today, July 3.

Actions to Take:


  • Avoid large crowds, gatherings, and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.
  • Monitor local media.