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Apec Police Media Briefing - Major Points

Major Points From Today’s Media Briefing

There will be at least 20 unscheduled movements from different hotels around the city and the town hall where an urgent meeting on the East Timor crisis is taking place this morning.

Senior Sergeant Dave Pearson said with up to five cars in each motorcade, these movements would result in traffic disruptions. But it was hoped these could be kept to a minimum to avoid inconvenience to motorists.

It was hoped that extra measures to keep roadways clear, such as using traffic lights on a "green wave" or points-men, would not be required. However, the public could expect traffic to be slower and some congestion during these movements.

On Friday, it was likely to be a similar story, but still no road closures planned until midnight Friday.
Police promised to keep public updated as soon as information comes to hand.

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