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European police to exchange information for Euro 2012

04-10-2012 14:44 BJT

WARSAW, April 9 (Xinhua) -- April will see the signature of cooperation accords between Polish police and police forces in other Euro 2012-participationg countries.

The agreements will enable information exchange about fans arriving for the championship.

This year's Euro 2012 European football championship will take place in Ukraine and Poland. The kickoff is scheduled on June 8 on Warsaw's National Stadium.

About 120 foreign policemen are expected in Poland for the event. Foreign fans arriving in Poland will be accompanied by so- called police spotters, who will aid fans and inform their Polish colleagues about hooliganism threats.

18 foreign police officers will also work in an Operational Command Centre in Legionowo by Warsaw, which will coordinate security during the event. The 16-nation Euro 2012 soccer championships, slated for June 8- July 1, 2012, will take place in four Polish cities of Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw and Poznan as well as four Ukrainian cities of Kiev, Lvov, Donetsk and Kharkov.

Editor:Wang Lingfei |Source: Xinhua

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