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06 Feb 2020 | 04:56 AM UTC

Jordan: Protest scheduled in Amman February 7 /update 1

Group schedules protest in Amman to oppose Trump peace deal on February 7; associated transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The National Alliance to Confront the Deal of the Century has scheduled a protest in Amman for Friday, February 8, to voice its opposition to US President Donald Trump's proposed Middle East peace plan. Participants are expected to gather in a square across the road from the American Embassy following afternoon prayers.

Associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest, as well as the possibility of a heightened security presence.  

Advice

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