Location: Lithuania, countrywide
Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Lithuania remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. Violent extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets.
Actions to Take:
- Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Lithuania +370 5266 5600 (business hours) or +370 5266 5500 (after hours)
- ConSec@state.gov; VilniusACS@state.gov;
- State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Lithuania Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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