We estimate this march to have approximately 40,000 participants, said the mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Trzaskowski, on Saturday.
Mayor of the capital after 16 reported that the situation on the streets of Warsaw is under control and calm. Although he emphasized that pyrotechnics are abused.
“We estimate this march to have approximately 40,000 participants. I hope that nothing bad will happen in the next few hours,” he emphasized.
He explained that there were several registered emblies in Warsaw, which are separated from each other, so safety is maintained.
He was asked about incidents related to burning the European Union and rainbow flags.
“We brought this to the attention of the police. However, burning these flags, regardless of its meaning, did not pose any major threat to the march participants,” he commented.
He also thanked all the services for securing the march.
author: Marta Stańczyk
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