Security at Euro 2016 is priority: France's sports secretary

Security at this summer's European football championships will be a priority, France's Secretary of State for Sport insistedSecurity at this summer’s European football championships will be a priority, France’s Secretary of State for Sport insisted Thursday, two days after deadly terror attacks in Brussels that again raised questions of safety at the June 10-July 10 tournament. “Be it in the stadiums, the 24 teams’ accommodation or fan zones, everything has been done so security is optimal,” Thierry Braillard said in Marseille, the Mediterranean city that will host six Euro matches including England v Russia and Poland v Ukraine, both dubbed “sensitive” games. Belgium was rocked by triple suicide attacks in Brussels on Tuesday that left 31 dead and 300 injured.

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