Hollande vows 'all necessary measures' to avoid Euro 2016 disruption
published : 10 Jun 2016 at 01:45
TULLE (FRANCE) - French President Francois Hollande said he was ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure rolling transport strikes don't disrupt the smooth running of the month-long Euro 2016 football extravaganza.
A banner reading 'UEFA EURO 2016' is pictured during a training session at the local stadium in Tourrettes, southeastern France, on June 9, 2016
"I will be paying close attention tomorrow and if decisions need to be made, they will be made," Hollande said Thursday on the eve of the tournament's opening match in Paris at the Stade de France between France and Romania.
Rail workers have threatened to strike on the lines serving the stadium.