This morning, a ban on flying drones began to take effect in Geneva as a security measure ahead of a meeting scheduled for June 16 between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is forbidden to launch drones under the threat of a large fine until 00: 00 on June 17.
Police spokesman Jean-Philippe Brandt said the ban on drone flights applies to the entire territory of the Canton of Geneva. All violations of this ban are punishable by a fine, the police will seize the devices from the owners who do not comply with the ban.
We add that the Swiss authorities began to introduce restrictive measures on June 8. Then it became illegal to park cars around La Grange Park, where the summit will be held. The entrance to the park is blocked. La Grange and the adjacent Eau Vive Park are surrounded by metal barriers with barbed wire.