The communicate also suggests that the public transportation system and other tourist infrastructure can be a target of terrorist attacks. It was recommended that U.S. citizens register their travel plan with the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy using the State Department’s travel registration website. This makes possible to receive alerts in a short time if needed. The public communication area was extended through Twitter and Facebook. A free “smart” Traveler app is available, to stay informed, for iTunes or for Google Play and a toll free number was opened for US and Canada. (1-888-407-4747).
Because of a big security concern, many American embassies and consulates were closed this Sunday in the following countries: United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Bangladesh, Qatar, Afghanistan, Sudan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Orman, Mauritania, Yemen, Lybia.