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30 Nov 2019 | 12:49 AM UTC

France: Paris to host 'Normandy' summit December 9

'Normandy' summit to be held in Paris on December 9; heightened security measures and associated disruptions expected

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Event

Paris will host the 'Normandy' summit for the leaders of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine on Monday, December 9, to discuss peace in eastern Ukraine. It is unclear as of Saturday, November 30, where in the capital the event will take place.

Heightened security measures, including checkpoints, vehicle checks, and increased security personnel are to be expected across Paris throughout the summit. Associated disruptions, including road closures and increased traffic congestion, are also likely in the vicinity of the venue.  

Advice

Individuals in or traveling to Paris are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions near the summit venue, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.