Athens – Greek Presidency: police bans demonstrations due to EU VIPs on Jan 8/2014

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Greek police banned meetings and marches in Athens due to arrivals of European Union’s  Very Important Persons (Van Rompuy, Barroso etc) on n January 8th 2014. the EU-VIPs will attend the official opening ceremony of the EU Greek Presidency.

The police decision was taken for reasons of public safety, Greek media report.

Zappeion in downtown Athens near Syntagma Square will be the center of tomorrow’s event. Take into consideration some traffic jams.

You can see in which areas demonstrations and marches are prohibited here - and possibly shout your EU  criticism … ‘around the corner’, so to say.