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09 Jan 2019 | 09:34 PM UTC

Belgium: Truck drivers to protest in Brussels January 10

Belgium News Alert

Truck drivers to stage protest in downtown Brussels on January 10; transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels

Event

Bulgarian truck drivers are calling for a protest in Brussels on Thursday, January 10. Protests will be held from 08:00 to 13:00 (local time) near European Parliament in the vicinity of Place du Luxembourg. Localized transportation disruptions are possible.

Context

The EU is pushing a set of initiatives called the "Mobility Package" that has been denounced by Bulgarian truck driver unions as putting them at an unfair advantage.

Advice

Individuals in Brussels are advised to monitor the situation, avoid protests as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions.

 

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