Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (May 14, 2019)

Location: Turkmenistan, countrywide

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in the region. U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and to practice good situational awareness.

Actions to Take:

• Keep a low profile
• Be aware of your surroundings


• U.S. Embassy Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
+993 12 940049
+(+99363) 047683 (after hours)
• State Department – Consular Affairs
+1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
• Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates