NATO summit to be held in Madrid on 29 and 30 June will involve an unprecedented deployment in terms of security in the city.
On 29 and 30 June the NATO Summit will be held in Madrid, which will involve an unprecedented deployment both in terms of security and the presence of international leaders and restrictions on mobility in the capital, with traffic cuts and disruptions to public transport.
The NATO Summit is a gathering of all members of the alliance to examine current missions and discuss future plans.
A security perimeter will be established in the vicinity of the Recinto Ferial Ifema Madrid. Heightened security measures are to be expected throughout the two days in Madrid.
The meetings will be chaired by the NATO Secretary General, and will take place at RECINTO FERIAL IFEMA MADRID, at Avenida del Partenón 5, Madrid.
All updates will be posted on the NATO website: www.nato.int. Updates will also be posted on twitter @NATOPress and @NATO.
Individuals in Madrid are advised to avoid the area as a precaution and budget additional time to travel in the city during the summit.
It is recomended to confirm the status of their flights, to allow for extra time to reach the airport and to pass through security, to anticipate transportation disruptions, to avoid protests, and to report any suspicious objects or activity to the relevant authorities.