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10 Jan 2020 | 09:23 AM UTC

Italy: Demonstration scheduled in Palermo January 11

Demonstration to be held in front of US Consulate in Palermo January 11; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected

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Event

According to US diplomatic authorities, a demonstration is scheduled to be held outside the US Consulate in Palermo on Saturday, January 11. Participants are expected to gather outside the consulate at approximately 17:30 (local time) to denounce the presence of US military forces in Sicily.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are anticipated in the vicinity of the protest.

Advice

Individuals in Palermo are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.