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30 Jan 2020 | 12:03 PM UTC

Morocco: Demonstration planned near US Consulate General in Casablanca January 30

Demonstration planned near US Consulate General in Casablanca January 30; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

According to US diplomatic sources, a demonstration is set to take place near the US Consulate General in Casablanca at approximately 19:00 (local time) on Thursday, January 30. The demonstration is reportedly being organized to express opposition to US President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions, such as road closures, are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.  

Advice

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