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Turkey: G20 security checks raised as authorities on red alert following Paris01:27

Turkey: G20 security checks raised as authorities on red alert following Paris

Turkey, Antalya
November 14, 2015 at 01:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Heightened security measures were put in place in Antalya on Saturday, one day before the start of the G20 Leaders summit. The heightened security measures come in amid the latest Paris attacks, but despite raised concerns, the summit will still be held.

Checks are being carried out using detection dogs and have been conducted throughout the premises of Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Center, where the summit is to take place.

G20, which stands for Group of Twenty, is an assembly of governments and leaders from 20 of the world's largest economies. The themes of this year's summit are inclusiveness, implementation and investment. The Official Welcome Ceremony will begin at 12:00 (10.00 GMT) on Sunday, November 15. It will be followed by a working lunch and a family photo. Leaders will have a working session in the afternoon.

Turkey: G20 security checks raised as authorities on red alert following Paris01:27
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Heightened security measures were put in place in Antalya on Saturday, one day before the start of the G20 Leaders summit. The heightened security measures come in amid the latest Paris attacks, but despite raised concerns, the summit will still be held.

Checks are being carried out using detection dogs and have been conducted throughout the premises of Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Center, where the summit is to take place.

G20, which stands for Group of Twenty, is an assembly of governments and leaders from 20 of the world's largest economies. The themes of this year's summit are inclusiveness, implementation and investment. The Official Welcome Ceremony will begin at 12:00 (10.00 GMT) on Sunday, November 15. It will be followed by a working lunch and a family photo. Leaders will have a working session in the afternoon.