Alert: U.S. Embassy Stockholm (December 1, 2019)

Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Sweden 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 Stockholm, Sweden
    · +46 (0)8 783 5300
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    · 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Sweden Country Information
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