NYPD announces street closures, security plans for UN General Assembly in New York City

9/17/2022 8:01:00 PM

NYPD announces street closures, security plans for UN General Assembly in New York City

NYPD announces street closures, security plans for UN General Assembly in New York City

At least 140 heads of state are expected, nearly twice as many as last year, when 80 attended in person as the world rebounded from COVID-19.

Ukraine's U.N. mission had argued that Zelenskyy "cannot participate in-person at the meetings of the General Assembly due to ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine.""We are asking people to be a little extra vigilant in the coming week," he said.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022--45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue--49th Street from 1st Avenue to 5th AvenueThe following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

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