"Washington ceases to resemble a military base": in the United States dismantle a metal fence near the building on Capitol Hill
Washington has begun dismantling structures that have been installed around the complex of buildings on Capitol Hill. Recall that the Capitol was fenced in with a metal fence, reinforced with concrete blocks, in January this year - before the inauguration of Joe Biden.
Then the appropriate order was given in connection with the riots in the center of the American capital - when several thousand people gathered in front of the Congress building to demand an honest vote count in the last elections. Several dozen of Donald Trump's most active supporters broke into the building itself. Moreover, as evidenced by numerous footage from Washington, police officers often themselves removed the fences in front of the Capitol.
Now the metal fence, about 2,5 meters high, is being dismantled. Several entrances have already been opened, which have been blocked by the American National Guard and police for more than six months.
The American press writes that "gradually Washington ceases to resemble a military base and returns to its usual appearance."
Special equipment carries out the loading of sections of the fence, which was previously rented from one of the private companies.
At the same time, the Americans will still not be able to get into the building on Capitol Hill. The authorities explain this by the fact that Washington is taking measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. Earlier (before the anti-window measures and the installation of metal fences in the central part of Washington), it was possible to get to the Capitol both to address congressmen and as part of an excursion group.
Recall that earlier, the National Guard was withdrawn from the building on Capitol Hill, which was originally placed right on the floor of the Congress building.
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