State Department: Romania - Public Announcement, January 20, 1999
Romania - Public Announcement
January 20, 1999
Large demonstrations of miners from the Jiu Valley in central Romania
protesting the governments economic policies have disrupted travel in the
counties of Gorj and Valcea, approximately 100 miles west of the capital of
Bucharest. Spokesmen for the miners stated in mid-January that they intend
to march to the capital, but the speed and path of the demonstrations are
American citizens planning to travel in the region are advised that
disruptions to travel may occur and should avoid the areas where the miners
are staging. Persons seeking updates on the situation may contact the
consular section of the American Embassy in Bucharest.
For further information regarding Romania consult the Consular
Information Sheet for Romania.
This Public Announcement expires February 19, 1999.