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Indonesia: Over 18,000 security staff prepare for G20 Summit as police and military hold joint ceremony in Bali02:09

Indonesia: Over 18,000 security staff prepare for G20 Summit as police and military hold joint ceremony in Bali

Indonesia, Bali
November 7, 2022 at 18:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police officers and military units held a joint security ceremony in Bail on Monday, ahead of the upcoming G20 Summit and the arrival of thousands of VIPs.

Footage shows soldiers and security staff from various regiments in uniform, marching and standing to attention. Some are seen with weapons, while dog units and armoured vehicles are also on display.

"All reinforcements amount to a total of 18,030 personnel," explained Andika Perkasa, commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces. 12 Indonesian warships will also be on hand, as well as fighter jets and helicopters, secure the waters and airspace around the island.

The G20 summit will welcome 19 heads of state and government from the world’s major economies, as well as the European Union. It will be the 17th annual meeting of the organisation, with around 20,000 delegates in total expected to attend.

The G20 summit takes place on November 15-16.

Indonesia: Over 18,000 security staff prepare for G20 Summit as police and military hold joint ceremony in Bali02:09
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Police officers and military units held a joint security ceremony in Bail on Monday, ahead of the upcoming G20 Summit and the arrival of thousands of VIPs.

Footage shows soldiers and security staff from various regiments in uniform, marching and standing to attention. Some are seen with weapons, while dog units and armoured vehicles are also on display.

"All reinforcements amount to a total of 18,030 personnel," explained Andika Perkasa, commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces. 12 Indonesian warships will also be on hand, as well as fighter jets and helicopters, secure the waters and airspace around the island.

The G20 summit will welcome 19 heads of state and government from the world’s major economies, as well as the European Union. It will be the 17th annual meeting of the organisation, with around 20,000 delegates in total expected to attend.

The G20 summit takes place on November 15-16.