The U.S. Consulate General in Milan informs U.S. citizens that today, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) workers plan to protest in the center of Milan. The protest will begin at approximately 10:00am at TIM headquarters in Piazza Einaudi, close to metro stop Goia. From there, the protesters will march to Piazza Affari, where they will hold a rally.
The police will monitor these events and expect the demonstrations to last about 8 hours. They expect the demonstrations will be peaceful.
The U.S. Consulate General in Milan recommends that U.S. citizens and their families avoid the areas of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in the vicinity.
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