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14 Feb 2019 | 03:27 PM UTC

Greece: Demonstration planned in Thessaloniki February 14

Greece News Alert

Demonstrators to march in Thessaloniki February 14; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Thessaloniki

Event

A demonstration is slated to begin in Thessaloniki at 18:00 (local time) on Thursday, February 14. Demonstrators are expected to gather at the Eleftherios Venizelos statue and the Arch of Galerius and march to the US Consulate General before continuing to the Port of Thessaloniki. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours, particularly along the march route.

Context

Demonstrators are protesting the delivery and transit of US and NATO military equipment from the Port of Thessaloniki.

Advice

Individuals in Thessaloniki are advised to anticipate localized transportation disruptions around protest sites and to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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