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09 Oct 2019 | 10:01 AM UTC

India: Heightened security in Chennai ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping visit October 11-12

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Indian officials confirm planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Chennai on October 11-12; heightened security measures and associated disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/12/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India


The Indian Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday, October 9, that a summit between Indian Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be held in Chennai on Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12. The meeting comes amid strained relationships between the two countries, weeks after Chinese leaders declared their support for Pakistan on the Kashmir dispute.

Associated protests are possible as several Tibetan activists have been arrested since Sunday, October 6, for allegedly planning protests during the summit.

Heightened security measures and associated disruptions are expected in Chennai during the visit.


Individuals in Chennai are advised to anticipate heightened security measures and associated disruptions during the visit and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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