800 folks excluded from the group, together with 15 on S information, in accordance with Gérald Darmanin | EUROtoday

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HAS a couple of months earlier than the launch of the Paris Olympic Games, the federal government is rising controls. Thus, questioned on the LCI information channel, this Sunday March 31, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin indicated that 800 folks, together with 15 on S information, have been excluded from the group of the Olympics.

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“There are a million checks to do, we [en] we have already made 180,000,” underlined the minister. “That means that there are people who wanted to register to carry the flame, to be volunteers at the Olympic Games and who clearly did not have good intentions,” continued Gérald Darmanin. Among these excluded folks, “there are radical Islamists”, and “radical ecology people who want to protest”.

45,000 members of the interior safety forces mobilized

The Olympic (July 26 to August 11) and Paralympic (August 28 to September 8) Games will mobilize practically 45,000 inner safety forces. The safety of the occasions will likely be ensured day by day by some 35,000 cops and gendarmes on common per day all through France, and 25,000 for the Paralympic Games.

READ ALSO Olympic safety: overseas reinforcements will full the systemTo this workforce will likely be added some 18,000 troopers and between 18,000 and 22,000 non-public safety brokers. According to Gérald Darmanin, “102 private security agents” on S file have been excluded from the Olympics. “We still have 800,000 people to control,” he recalled.

While France is on most alert within the face of the specter of assaults, Paris will supply an unprecedented opening ceremony on the Seine in July, for which 45,000 cops and gendarmes are concerned, together with 35 safety boats, 100 mine clearance divers, 350 members of the GIGN, 200 of the Raid and 100 of the BRI, in accordance with the Ministry of the Interior.