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Residents of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires urged to leave the city during the summit of “Big twenty” which will begin on November 30. About it reports The Guardian.
According to the newspaper, the city “will close completely for the sake of security” Thursday, November 29, when participants will begin to arrive in the capital. The aircraft will be forbidden to fly over the city of Buenos Aires, trains, metro and all other public transport stops moving.
No public transport will work not only in the capital but in the surrounding areas. Measures will affect a total of about 12 million people. For the safety of the city will be responsible for 22 thousand policemen and intelligence agents.
30 Nov declared a holiday, and the government urged residents to leave it outside. “We encourage all to take advantage of the long weekend and to leave, — said the Minister of security Patricia Bullrich. — Leave on Thursday, because being in the city will be very difficult”. She added that many places in Buenos Aires will be impossible to get into for security reasons.
According to The Guardian, Argentina is known for its large, but mostly peaceful protests. Opponents of the summit in the country plan to hold demonstrations on 29 and 30 November.
On 27 November it was reported that human rights defenders from Human Rights Watch called on the Argentine authorities to take action against the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, who is expected to arrive in the country to participate in the summit, in connection with the murder of journalist Jamal Hakuji. The man disappeared in the Embassy in Turkey, 2 October. The crime associated with Salman al-Saud. The decision about the possible arrest of the Prince to be taken by the Prosecutor Ramiro Gonzalez.
The G20 summit will be held in the Argentine capital, from 30 November to 1 December.
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