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Indonesia: Heightened security in Bali as delegates arrive for G20 summit03:46

Indonesia: Heightened security in Bali as delegates arrive for G20 summit

Indonesia, Bali
November 14, 2022 at 11:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

More than 18 000 military and police officers have been deployed on the Indonesian exotic island of Bali ahead of the 2022 summit of the Group of 20 (G20), that kicks off in Bali on Monday.

Security measures were tightened inside the security ring including the 24 designated hotels and the summit venue - the Apurva Kempinski, that will be hosting on November 15-16 the 17 annual meeting of leaders from the world’s major economies, known as the Group of 20 nations.

Another big event is taking place on Monday on the sidelines of the Bali summit, as US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold their first face-to-face meetings amid tensions between the two countries over Taiwan and Beijing's support of Russia.

The Indonesian militaries have deployed 12 warships, 13 helicopters and 4 fighter jets along with a Boeing reconnaissance aircraft, and two Hercules cargo aircraft, APCs. In addition to that police will use tactical armored vehicles, helicopters, mobile command vehicles and "all-purpose" vehicles as well as around 1700 CCTV cameras and hundreds face recognition cameras to protect the Nusa Dua area during the event.

Indonesia: Heightened security in Bali as delegates arrive for G20 summit03:46
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More than 18 000 military and police officers have been deployed on the Indonesian exotic island of Bali ahead of the 2022 summit of the Group of 20 (G20), that kicks off in Bali on Monday.

Security measures were tightened inside the security ring including the 24 designated hotels and the summit venue - the Apurva Kempinski, that will be hosting on November 15-16 the 17 annual meeting of leaders from the world’s major economies, known as the Group of 20 nations.

Another big event is taking place on Monday on the sidelines of the Bali summit, as US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold their first face-to-face meetings amid tensions between the two countries over Taiwan and Beijing's support of Russia.

The Indonesian militaries have deployed 12 warships, 13 helicopters and 4 fighter jets along with a Boeing reconnaissance aircraft, and two Hercules cargo aircraft, APCs. In addition to that police will use tactical armored vehicles, helicopters, mobile command vehicles and "all-purpose" vehicles as well as around 1700 CCTV cameras and hundreds face recognition cameras to protect the Nusa Dua area during the event.