Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is aware of heightened security tensions in the Middle East. U.S. citizens are advised to maintain a high level of vigilance, review their personal security plans, vary routes, and remain alert to their surroundings. Please remember that it is illegal for foreigners to participate in demonstrations in Malaysia, so make every effort to avoid these gatherings if you become aware of them. U.S. citizens are urged to enroll in STEP to receive security alerts.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
- Phone number: +603-2168-5000
- Email address: KLACS@state.gov
- Embassy website: https://my.usembassy.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Malaysia Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates: https://step.state.gov/step/
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