According to Hellenic Police officers, thousands of police officers, pre-checks and guarding of targets of Turkish interest are included in the planning of police security measures for Wednesday (6/12) and Thursday (7/12)
Report by Anna Maroulis
Police measures are draconian which were determined for the anniversary of Grigoropoulos (6/12), but also for her visit of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens (7/12).
According to Hellenic Police officers, the planning of the police security measures for Wednesday (6/12) and Thursday (7/12). In fact, there will be reinforcement of the police forces with MAT squads from the province.
At least 4,000 police officers for Grigoropoulos’ anniversary
Regarding Grigoropoulou’s anniversary (6/12) for which gatherings are planned on Wednesday, December 6 this plan will be implemented by at least 4,000 police officers from all Law, Security and Traffic services while helicopters and drones will provide the image from the air in order to direct ground forces.
According to the same sources, police barriers and patrols will be determined according to the itineraries of the rallies – marches.
Security measures will also be increased in the area of Exarchia.
About 3,000 police officers for Erdogan’s visit
A slightly smaller number of police officers, i.e. approx 3,000 police officers will be on footalso from all the Order, Security and Traffic services and the following day, Thursday (7/12) for the visit of the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in our country. The GADA operations center will be provided with real-time images from the Police helicopter and drones.
Pre-checks will take place in particular in the surrounding area from Megaro Maximos and the airport El. Venizelos and Traffic regulations and holidays depending on the movement of the motorcade of the Turkish president in the center of Athens.
At the same time, they will be scattered EKAM snipers in addition to the escort of the special forces of the Police and Anti-Terrorism.
ELAS has taken special measures for her protection of “targets” of Turkish interest.
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