Football: Hollande – Euro 2016 an antidote to Paris, Brussels attacks

French President Francois Hollande visits a sports institute as part of the government initiative aimed at promoting top public policies, for the UEFA EURO 2016, in Paris on March 29, 2016French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday all the security necessary would be mobilised for Euro 2016, a competition which he insisted would be “a form of answer to the hate, horror” of the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks. “Security will be at a maximum, it’s a duty for the government regarding all those who have chosen to come to France in June and we will never compromise on the rules,” said Hollande during a visit to INSEP, France’s centre for sporting excellence, ahead of the tournament which runs for a month starting on June 10. Later on Tuesday evening Hollande was due to watch France’s international friendly at the Stade de France national stadium on the outskirts of Paris.

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