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  • A man (C) climbs up to the top of the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, without any protection, on May 20, 2019. - The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on May 20, 2019 in the afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said. "A climber has been spotted. It's the standard procedure: We have to stop the person, and in that case we evacuate the tower," an official told AFP, adding that police were on the scene. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)
  • An unidentified man climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • An unidentified man climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, next to Paris fire brigade specialists in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • An unidentified man climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, next to a Paris fire brigade specialist in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • An unidentified man climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, close to Paris fire brigade specialists in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • A Paris fire brigade specialist tries to assist an unidentified man (not pictured), climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, next to in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • Paris fire brigade specialists sit close to an unidentified man climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • Paris fire brigade specialists sit close to an unidentified man climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • Paris fire brigade specialists sit close to an unidentified man climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • Paris fire brigade specialists sit close to an unidentified man (not pictured) climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • Paris fire brigade specialists sit close to an unidentified man climbing the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
  • A climber is pictured between two iron columns of the Eiffel Tower Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after the man has tried to scale it. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
  • Police prevent tourists from entering the area of the Eiffel Tower Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
  • A rescue worker, left in red, climbs the Eiffel Tower Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
  • A rescue worker, left in red, climbs the Eiffel Tower Monday, May 20, 2019 in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)