Euro 2016 organisers confident of safe tournament

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The organising committee of Euro 2016 has received no formal warnings of terror threats to the tournament but is promising unprecedented levels of security to protect fans in France.

Jacques Lambert, the president of Euro 2016 SAS, said the organisers, 10 host cities and French government were united in their belief that France can and will stage a safe and successful event.

Both he and his director general Martin Kallen urged fans to get to the grounds early, as there will be double security checks, and they reassured visitors that the 10 fan zones will be the best places to watch games on big screens.

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