Incidents at Stade de France: Gerald Darmanin, Amelie Oudea–Castera were summoned to the Senate

Four days after chaos at the Stade de France the Ministers of Interior Gerald Darmanin & of Sports Amelie Poudea-Castera give their explanations to the Senate, which is dominated by right, on Wednesday, June 1 regarding the incidents that disrupted Champions League final.

Incidents at Stade de France: Gerald Darmanin, Amelie Oudea–Castera were summoned to the Senate

Four days after chaos at the Stade de France the Ministers of Interior Gerald Darmanin & of Sports Amelie Poudea-Castera give their explanations to the Senate, which is dominated by right, on Wednesday, June 1 regarding the incidents that disrupted Champions League final.

The Law and Culture Commissions will hear the two ministers together at 5 p.m. in a session that is open to the media and broadcast live on the Senate website. The affair is taking a political turn as the legislative elections of June 12th and 19 near. This includes France's ability organize major sporting events one-year after the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and two years after the Olympics. Paris.

Francois-Noel Buffet (Les Republicains), president of the Law Commission of France's upper house of Parliament warned Franceinfo that he was awaiting a "speech to the truth" shortly before the hearing. He signed a joint statement with Laurent Lafon (Centrist Union), the chairman of Culture Committee. He stated that Monday was important to make sure all lessons from the evening were learned quickly in order to reassure the rest of the world about France's ability to host major events.

The debate surrounding the device to maintain order is still raging between the police, local authorities and organizers of the match, which was won by Real Madrid (1-0), against Liverpool.

After his comments and those of Gerald Darmanin's, Tom Werner, Liverpool club president, expressed his anger in a letter addressed to Amelie Oudea–Castera. The ministers reiterated since Saturday night that British supporters were largely responsible for the incidents. They also stated that there was an "industrial, organized fraud of counterfeit bill" and that they would have to pay a "massive industrial and organised fraud". Tom Werner's letter to Amelie Oudea-Castera, which was a copy of which was obtained from the Liverpool Echo daily, stated that his comments were irresponsible and disrespectful.

Liverpool fans will be able to recall the terrible Hillsborough tragedy, which resulted in the deaths of 97 people in 1989. This mob was responsible for the murder of Liverpool fans before the poor decisions of the police. they are not recognized.

Tuesday saw the Minister of Sports open the doors to the beginning of a meaculpa. Amelie OudeaCastera said, "We have Liverpool fans who were completely in fair standing, whose night was either ruined, or some of them were unable to attend the game. And there they clearly owe us an apology.

The figures presented by the French government are still highly criticised in England and France. Gerald Darmanin says that between 30,000 and 40,000 English supporters arrived at the Stade de France without tickets or with fake tickets.

According to authorities, this situation led to large congestion near the Stade de France, overflows, and an intervention of the police. However, no serious injuries were sustained. The reinforced system around the stadium was defended by the French Football Federation (FFF).

According to sources familiar with this matter and RMC Sports, the FFF (governing body of European football) has estimated that "counterfeit tickets scanned", at "2,800" on Saturday. Pierre Barthelemy was there on Saturday as a lawyer representing French supporters. He said that some of the 2,800 fake tickets could be real tickets that were incorrectly activated. He told AFP that there were computer bugs and breakdowns at the gates, which led to some fake banknotes being scanned.

The intelligence services had alerted the authorities prior to this final: dated 25 May, a note from the National Division for the Fight against Hooliganism, (DNLH), was synchronized with the intelligence service. It reported that "about 50,000 English supporters were present in the French capital [who] won't be ticket holders".

Three foreigners in an illegal situation were sentenced to immediate appearance on Tuesday. They received sentences that ranged from six months to ten years in prison, with suspended sentences, to thefts against supporters.

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