In France extended the state of emergency by two months – until July 26

Во Франции продлили режим ЧП на два месяца - до 26 июля

The French Parliament approved the extension of state of emergency entered in the country after the terrorist attacks 13, 2015 for two months, starting from may 26, reports Dailymail.

According to the report, the decision was made to ensure a high level of security during major sports events planned for the summer.

“The holding of this summer, Euro 2016 and (Cycling – ed.) “Tour de France” requires us to redouble our vigilance. These popular events of international level in reality could be potential targets for terrorists,” said French interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

According to Kazneva, the measures are justified as there is a threat of terrorist acts.

Note, the championship of Europe on football is scheduled in France from 10 June to 10 July, a “Tour de France” – from 2 to 24 July.

As reported, the state of emergency was introduced in France by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers on the proposal of President Francois Hollande.

Recall, November 13, 2015 three-coordinated group of terrorists committed a series of attacks in Paris and its near suburb of Saint-Denis. Three jihadists detonated a “suicide belt” at the stadium “Stade de France”, which hosted the football match between France and Germany. Another group (three persons) attacked cafes and restaurants in the North-East of Paris. Three more hostages seized in the concert hall “Bataclan”. In total the victims were 130 people, more than 350 were wounded.