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UEFA: Takes official stance on ISIS threat – What will happen to Champions League matches?

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UEFA: Πorρε επΙσημη &theta ;eση για την απειλor απo ISIS – Τι θα γiνε ι με τα ματς του Champions League

UEFA: Statement with which it took a position on the threat which exists over the first four legs of the Champions League quarter-finals, the European Federation issued.

In the last few hours, an alarm has been raised at UEFA headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland, but also in Madrid, strong>London and Paris, at the mercy of ISIS threat of “strikes” on the stadiums that will host the first matches of the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

In particular, the “Al Azaim”, the outlet responsible for spreading messages from the Islamic State, published a photo in which there was a clear threat “Kill them everyone' and was referring to the four stadiums. Santiago Bernabéu, Emirates Stadium, Parc de Princes and Wanda Metropolitano. /p>

This is also the reason that in Spain it was decided to increase the presence of the Police on the streets of the capital, by 3,000 men, while at the same time, the information states that the intelligence services were asked to be particularly careful. > Gerald Dermanan, the Minister of the Interior of France, also announced about security. “The chief of police, with whom I spoke very early this morning (Tuesday, April 9), has significantly strengthened the security means”, were his first words, in view of the match of Wednesday (10/04) where Paris Saint Germain welcomes Barcelona.

Indeed, in the last hours position< /strong> for the said threat, UEFA also took responsibility, which issued a announcement, with which it emphasizes that it is aware of the of alleged threats and is in close contact with the authorities.

“UEFA is aware of the alleged terrorist threats being made to this week's UCL matches and is in close contact with the authorities at the respective venues. All matches are scheduled to be played as scheduled with appropriate security arrangements,” the statement said.

Source: 24h.com.cy

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