That is the dramatic second armed police swooped on two males simply 500 yards from the place Barack Obama was giving a speech at COP26.

A number of automobiles blocked off the 2 suspects earlier than greater than half a dozen officers threw the boys to the bottom face down earlier than handcuffing them the place they lay.

At this time Mr Obama addressed convention delegates on the SEC complicated in Glasgow to warn that ‘time is operating out’ within the battle towards local weather change.  

A witness to the drama this morning on St Vincent Road at round 11.15am instructed MailOnline: ‘There was the sound of vehicles screeching and many shouting of ”armed police”.

Several vehicles blocked off the two suspects before more than half a dozen officers threw the men to the ground face down before handcuffing them where they lay

A number of automobiles blocked off the 2 suspects earlier than greater than half a dozen officers threw the boys to the bottom face down earlier than handcuffing them the place they lay

A witness to the drama this morning on St Vincent Street at around 11.15am told MailOnline: 'There was the sound of cars screeching and lots of shouting of ''armed police'''

A witness to the drama this morning on St Vincent Road at round 11.15am instructed MailOnline: ‘There was the sound of vehicles screeching and many shouting of ”armed police”’

‘Two males had been dragged from a blue automobile and compelled to the bottom and surrounded by police. Some had been disguised to cover their faces. One of many arrested males was bald and carrying a checked shirt.’

At this time Mr Obama instructed COP26 delegates  he had a ‘laborious time’ staying away from Cop26 in Glasgow.

‘Although I am not required to attend summits like this this any extra, outdated habits die laborious,’ he stated. 

‘And when the problem at hand is the well being of our planet, and the world our kids and our grandchildren will inherit, then you should have a tough time holding me away. That is why I am right here at this time.’

He continued: ‘In the case of local weather, time actually is operating out.

‘You heard the identical message from world leaders final week. Now that they’ve left, here is what we are able to report: significant progress has been made since Paris.

‘The agreements made right here in Glasgow, because of so a lot of you – together with my good friend John Kerry, who’s tireless together with his group – because of your efforts right here in Glasgow we see the prospect of additional progress.

‘What can be true is that collectively and individually, we’re nonetheless falling quick.

‘We now have not achieved practically sufficient to deal with this disaster, we’re going to need to do extra, and whether or not that occurs or to not a big diploma goes to rely on you – not simply you on this room, however anyone who’s watching or studying a transcript of what I am saying right here at this time.’

Earlier at this time, he spoke at an occasion with leaders of island states threatened by rising oceans. 

At this time Mr Obama addressed convention delegates on the SEC complicated in Glasgow concerning the destiny of island nations, utilizing a Hawaiian provert to warn of the specter of local weather change

The previous president – who was born in Hawaii – instructed the occasion he’s ‘an island child’, describing islands because the ‘canary within the coal mine’ for motion on the local weather.

He instructed attendees ‘our islands are threatened greater than ever’ and praised Joe Biden for highlighting their plight. 

He stated wealthy nations ‘have an added burden to ensure we’re working with and serving to and helping those that are much less accountable and fewer in a position however extra susceptible to this oncoming disaster’.

Concluding his remarks, he invoked a Hawaiian proverb: ‘Unite to maneuver ahead’.

Explaining its that means, he stated: ‘It is a reminder that if you happen to all wish to paddle a canoe you higher all be rowing in the identical course and on the identical time, each oar has to maneuver in unison, that is the one method that you simply transfer ahead.’ 

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden have each given addresses on local weather change at COP26. 

They attended a dinner on the close by Glasgow Artwork Galleries, which is strolling distance from the place the arrests befell.

Elevated safety across the occasion is now seemingly, regardless of protests within the metropolis having been peaceable in current days.

Police had praised the behaviour of 100,000 protestors who marched to Glasgow Inexperienced on Saturday.

Mr Obama touched down at Glasgow Airport in a Bombardier 6000 non-public jet from Washington final evening.

Sporting a black face masks, he was whisked away in a convoy of eight armoured automobiles with armed guards.

The previous US President touched down at Glasgow Worldwide Airport earlier than being pushed away in a black SUV.

The 60-year outdated had earlier tweeted about his go to, confirming he could be becoming a member of within the world effort to deal with the local weather change emergency.

Revealing he could be doing all he might to contribute, he tweeted: ‘5 years in the past, the Paris Settlement went into impact.

‘Paris offered an necessary framework within the struggle towards local weather change, however it wasn’t sufficient.

‘That is why I will be talking in Glasgow on Monday concerning the highway forward and what younger individuals specifically can do to assist.’

Mailonline has contacted Police Scotland for remark. 

The former president - who was born in Hawaii - told the event he is 'an island kid', describing islands as the 'canary in the coal mine' for action on the climate

The previous president – who was born in Hawaii – instructed the occasion he’s ‘an island child’, describing islands because the ‘canary within the coal mine’ for motion on the local weather