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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden
February 5, 2023

Location:  Sweden

Event: The U.S. Government cautions its citizens of possible retaliatory attacks by terrorists in the wake of recent Quran burning incidents in Europe.  U.S. citizens are advised to use caution when going to public venues frequented by large numbers of people.  Gathering sites such as places of worship could be targeted.  Please use caution when in, and around, all diplomatic facilities.  Report suspicious activity to the relevant authorities.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile. 
  • Be aware of your surroundings. 
  • Monitor local media for updates. 
  • Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens.


U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden   
+46 (0)8 783 5300  
Dag Hammarskjölds väg 31, 115 89 Stockholm 

State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Sweden Country Information 

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