Breaking: US Closes Embassy in Yemen – Suspends ALL OPERATIONS
In September 2014, Obama bragged that Yemen was one of his foreign policy success stories.
Today the US Embassy in Yemen closed its doors and suspended operations.
The US Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen released an emergency message in January warning ALL US CITIZENS to “depart immediately.” The embassy went on to say US citizens are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
ALL CONSULAR SERVICES AT EMBASSY SANAA ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Updated February 8, 2015
Due to the security situation in Yemen, U.S. Embassy Sanaa has suspended all consular services until further notice. Please check this website frequently for updates.
NOTICE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS RESIDING IN OR TRAVELING TO YEMEN:
Embassy Sanaa has suspended consular operations in Yemen. If you are a U.S. citizen residing in or traveling to Yemen, the Embassy may be unable to provide assistance or services to you, even if an emergency situation arises. If you must travel to or remain in Yemen, please register with the State Department’s online Smart Traveler Enrollment Program as soon as possible. This will allow Embassy Sanaa to communicate travel alerts and Emergency Messages to you, should the need arise.