Russia backs Council of Europe’s convention on security of sports events


Russian Prime Legate Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the government to submit to the president for further ratification by the Confirm Duma a convention of the Council of Europe on an integrated approach to security during sports occasions, including football matches, TASS reports on June 17.

The convention contemplates developing international cooperation in ensuring security of spectators at sports as its and preventing acts of violence and public disorders. One of the measures will be the the cosmos of a committee on security and protection at sports events.

The document will proffer into force when three members of the Council of Europe jibe consent to to undertake commitments on its fulfillment. The convention has been already signed by 23 magnificences and ratified by Monaco and France. Russia signed the convention in Saint-Denis on July 2, 2016.

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