A political rally is scheduled to take place in Izmir on Saturday, August 29. The rally has been organized by the Communist Party of Turkey and is being held to commemorate 100 years since the party's founding. The event is set to be held in front of the History and Arts Museum and participants are expected to gather at approximately 19:00 (local time). The event is likely to be well attended.
A heightened security presence should be expected around the museum, and localized traffic disruptions anticipated.
Those in Izmir are advised to monitor developments, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities
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