Hosting 2016 EURO Cup is not an easy task for France. Over the last one year, France has been fighting issues relating to insecurity; this is after it received terror attacks last year. There have been insecurity threats in different places in the country. The French government has had a hard task to ensure that the Euro 2016 champions take place peacefully without disruptions regarding security. Various security measures have been put into consideration to make sure that Euro 2016 takes places peaceful and also to ensure the country is a table regarding security as this would affect the ebony and the reputation of the country in the world.
Currently, the Euro 2016 is going on smoothly although some of the Russian fans have been deported allowing some issues relating to security and violence. A group of about 20 Russian football fans has been expelled back to their country after they hooliganism reaction after their country was kicked out of the European championship tournament. The Russian team had drawled in the game between them and England a factor that increased their chances of becoming the European Champions of the year 2016.
Hosting 2016 EURO Cup is not an easy task for France
The fans were accused Marseille prefect Stephanie Bullion of the participation skirmishes linked to the game between and Russia. Despite them being deported, the fans leader spoke with the assorted press, and said that their visas can never be revoked and they should expect them back for the game of England against Wales which they did return. Russia lost the game to Wales and the started misbehaving, and they were deported back to their country. France authority has been so keen on security matters especially during the current time when the Euro 2016 is taking place.
French Government has taken caution
Although the French Government has taken caution to keep them away from attacks, the president has admitted that they are not 100% percent sure that they are safe from terror attacks. A worldwide known terrorist group ISIS has made it clear that it wants to disrupt the ongoing games which are played across the country in 10 locations. The participating countries have camps in different places across the country. This has made it impossible for making the whole country safe from the terror attacks or such incidences with all that the country has been put into a state of emergency where police have given more power to house arrest, and all street demos has been canceled. No one is allowed to participate in any form of demonstration in the country at the moment.
In a recorded audio that is believed to have been recorded by the ISIS leader, says their main target is Euro 2016, the recording urges all the Muslim in the European countries to step up attacks. This has led to more and more European countries beef up security and ensure that everything run smoothly during this season of Euro 2016. France is the main target and it seems to have flaws in security and immigration since on the leaders of the Russian fans was found in the country illegally even after being deported. The fans leader was caught after claiming he was in the country on the social media by posting his photos in the country.
It is a tough task for France to ensure that the case of insecurity in the country is down to minimal. And at the same time, a lot is traveling in and out of the country since the football fans keep moving in and out of the country with that itis difficult for the authority to know the people of ill will from the football fans and other tourists visiting France.