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27 Nov 2019 | 12:01 AM UTC

France: Farmer unions plan road disruptions to Paris November 27

Farmer unions to block roads to Paris during protests on November 27; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Unions representing farmers are planning to block roads to Paris during protests on Wednesday, November 27. Participants plan to drive tractors on the A16 highway from 02:00 (local time) and on the A1 highway from 03:30 heading to Paris. Individuals not driving tractors plan to meet at 04:15 at the Maison des agriculteurs, where they will be picked up in buses to join the tractors before returning at 20:30.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are expected during the protest.

Advice

Individuals in northern France and in the Île-de-France region are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for transportation disruptions around protest sites, plan alternative routes, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.