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British police to join law enforcers during Champions League final in Kyiv

The number of the officers remains unknown
17:28, 18 May 2018

AFP

British law enforcers will join the public order maintenance during the Champions League final 2017/18 which is to be held in Kyiv, as Judith Gough, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Ukraine, stated at the meeting with Arsen Avakov, Ukraine’s Internal Minister, the press-office of the Internal Ministry reports.

“We know that Ukrainian law enforcement agencies have great experience in mass events. Most of the fans will behave peacefully, but there might be some security violations. At the beginning of the next week British police officers will join to help,” she stated.

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It should be noted that Ukraine’s Internal Ministry intends to involve around 12,000 law enforcers to maintain order during the football game on May 26. 6,000 of them are police officers, 3,000 – National Guards, 1,000 of border guards and other departments.

Earlier it was reported that, the car drivers, who live near the Olympic National Sports Complex will be checked for passports and residence permit. These measures are aimed at the prevention of the terrorist attacks during the final games of men’s and women’s teams of UFA Champions League.

As it is known, the Champions League 2017/18 final is to be held on May 26 at the Olympic National Sports Complex.

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