In Poland for the UN conference on climate of increased security measures

© Depositphotos / Patryk_KosmiderПольская the police. Archival photoIn Poland for the UN conference on climate of increased security measures© Depositphotos / Patryk_Kosmider

Twenty-fourth UN conference on climate change (СОР24) is held in the Polish city of Katowice with reinforced security measures, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Conference events are held in 8 locations with a total area of over 40 thousand square meters.

To participate in a conference in Poland profit of about 30 thousand delegates from all over the world, including heads of governments and Ministers responsible for environmental and climate issues. At the last moment from participating in the Conference refused the Prime Minister of France is connected with the unrest in his country.

If directly in the venues provide security, the UN security service, in the city of Katowice concern for the safety of participants rests on the shoulders of the Polish law enforcement agencies. To help the local police arrived with their colleagues from other cities. Are visible on the streets reinforced police patrols near large objects parked police cars. Over the city from time to time flying helicopters.

In connection with the conference in the southern part of Poland taken unprecedented security measures. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki its order entered here first, the lowest, the terrorist threat level alpha. Also during the conference, Poland temporarily reinstated border controls at the borders with the countries of the Schengen zone.

Not remained aloof and rescuers who also have increased duty on the days of the conference. In Katowice is constantly serve about 400 lifeguards, there are about 90 teams. They stepped up surveillance of objects of mass stay of people, the airport hotels.

About 150 firefighters are deployed directly at the Conference.

The conference will run until December 14.

Paris climate deal — the first global climate agreement signed by 194 countries in December 2015, it defines the global plan of action to curb global warming. The agreement does not imply a renunciation of fossil fuels and emissions of carbon dioxide. However, all parties must take measures to reduce emissions, technological reequipment and adaptation to climate change. Russia has signed but not yet ratified the agreement.

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