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France says no any terror attack possible to stop Rio Olympics

Posted on: Jul-2016 | By: 9Dimen Group | Defense

BRASILIA: The Brazilian government rejects any feared situation against IS-linked plan to attack the French Olympic allocation. France has informed to Brazil.

French intelligence Chief Christophe Gomart mentioned the suspected plan during a French congressional hearing investigating the Paris attacks of January and November 2015, which left 147 dead.

"The French government informed Brazil that reports a Brazilian unwontedly linked Islamic State group planned to attack the French allocation during the 2016 Rio Games, were false" said a Brazilian government statement.

Gomart has given trust to Brazil's defense ministry that authorities concluded information is false. French agencies are also in cooperation with other intelligence bodies were analyzed it.

Brazil said, it will strengthening their security for Rio Olympics game held in next month following last Thursday's truck attack in Nice that left 84 dead.

Brazil's Olympics security plan calls for the mobilization, starting July 24, of some 85,000 members of the security forces to ensure the protection of the 10,500 athletes, officials and journalists attending the Games, as well as the half million tourists expected to come from all parts of the world.