Japan Bans Drones At 10 Locations For Trump Visit

Japan bans drones at 10 locations for Trump visit

The Japanese government has designated 10 sites in and around Tokyo as no-fly zones for drones during the visit of US President Donald Trump.

Trump will arrive in Japan as a state guest on Saturday. He is due to play golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and watch a sumo tournament on Sunday. On Monday, Trump will meet Emperor Naruhito and hold a summit with Abe.

Drones will be banned from Saturday through Tuesday at 10 locations, including the Kokugikan sumo arena and the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, a golf course and the Maritime Self-Defense Force base near Tokyo.

Drones operating in the no-fly areas are liable to be confiscated by the police.