The Interior Ministry does not plan to relax the curfew restrictions despite the entry into contention of the France team at the Euro against Germany this Tuesday evening (9 p.m.).
“Dura lex, sed lex”, dura is the law but it is the law claims the famous Latin phrase. The supporters of the French football team are likely to have a bitter experience this Tuesday during the first match of the Blues at the Euro. Scheduled for 9 p.m., the duel against Germany should end shortly before 11 p.m. and the start of the curfew.
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According to information from the police-justice service of The Indian Paper, the public authorities will not apply the slightest tolerance despite the debut of Didier Deschamps’ proteges in the continental tournament.
A hard blow for supporters and restaurant owners
Clearly, after 11 p.m., all the fans present in the vicinity of bars and in the street will be breaking the law and will therefore take the risk of being fined. Unlike the spectators of the semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros, no exemption will be granted to supporters of the France team for the match against Germany.
This news is a big blow to fans who dreamed of celebrating a possible French victory over a drink. Restaurant owners and bars also risk looking down on their face since this lack of tolerance means that they will have to stop all activity for 11 p.m. sharp.
An impossibility of overflowing which is added to the many health restrictions already framing the broadcast of Euro matches in bars. In addition to the ban on distribution on the terrace, restaurants and cafes remain subject to a 50% gauge and compliance with indoor barrier gestures. Even for the meetings of the France team.
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