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02 Mar 2020 | 01:21 AM UTC

Albania: President announces march in Tirana March 2

President Ilir Meta is organizing a demonstration in Tirana on March 2; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

President Ilir Meta has called for a march in Tirana on Monday, March 2, to denounce the current government. Participants plan to gather at the National Martyrs Boulevard. However, President Meta did not immediately announce an exact meeting time.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. 

Advice

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