3,500+ police officers will protect Pope Francis during his visit to Athens

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Police have planned strict security and traffic measures from Saturday across Athens in view of the three-day visit of Pope Francis.

According to police sources, more than 3,500 police officers will be available to ensure a smooth and fast transfer of the Pope during his visit to various locations across Athens.

Because of this, during the three days of December 4-6, emergency traffic regulations will enacted across Athens with detours across the city’s road network.

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