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Switzerland Ramps Up Security Amid Cyber Threats to Summit on Peace for Ukraine with 4,000 Troops and Airspace Restrictions


The Federal Council of Switzerland will introduce restrictions on the use of air space during the Summit on Peace for Ukraine and will involve up to 4000 military personnel to ensure security.

The Swiss army will also take on the task of protecting critical facilities and air transport. This was announced on Monday, June 10, by the President of Switzerland, Viola Amherd.

Switzerland has faced an increasing influx of online attacks leading up to the Summit on Peace for Ukraine, as noted by Amherd.

Despite this, she refrained from divulging additional specifics. Authorities are also taking precautionary measures against various potential risks in the upcoming days, she added.

Amherd addressed concerns over the extensive dissemination of fake news by opponents of the conference, stating that the government and authorities are actively disseminating accurate, fact-based, and transparent information to combat the spread of misinformation.

On June 4, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba outlined three distinct tactics employed by Russia to undermine the summit and sabotage the event worldwide.

The Summit on Peace for Ukraine is scheduled to take place on June 15-16, 2024, in Bürgenstock, near the Swiss city of Lucerne.

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