Germany imposes border controls.  Decision regarding the European Football Championship

As the European Football Championship starts next week, checks at all German borders are possible from Friday to July 19. According to the Ministry of the Interior, the temporary controls also include border crossings with Denmark, France and the Benelux countries, where they had not been implemented before.

Germany imposes temporary controls on border crossings. Travelers from the Schengen Area can also be screened at air traffic and ports. The German Interior Ministry said that inspections are carried out “according to the situation and with flexibility.” All travelers are required to carry valid travel documents with them.

The European Football Championship begins on June 14 in Munich with the opening match between Germany and Scotland and ends on July 14 in Berlin. Temporary controls may be imposed on Germany’s borders until July 19. The goal of surveillance is to detect dangerous people and stop them early.

Control of the Polish-German borderData Protection Department

The security situation is “tense.”

Fixed border controls with Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland were recently extended for six months – until mid-December. It was first ordered by the Home Office in October 2023. Since then, it has been extended several times. The goal is to combat human smuggling and reduce illegal immigration. Surveillance has been continuing on the German-Austrian border since the fall of 2015.

German Interior Minister Nancy Weiser recently said that the security situation is “tense,” according to the website of the weekly “Spiegel” magazine, today, Friday.

However, there are no concrete signs of planned attacks in connection with the European Championships. During the tournament, in addition to German officers, about 580 foreign police officers will be deployed, mainly in patrol and rail transport facilities.

According to the Ministry, this comes within the framework of intensive cooperation with the security authorities in the participating and neighboring countries and potential transit countries. The International Police Cooperation Center (IPCC) in Neuss (North Rhine-Westphalia) is the heart of this national and international cooperation.

Main image source: Data Protection Department

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