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Germany's Merkel worried about big Euro 2020 crowds

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was worried about a UEFA decision to allow big crowds at the Euro 2020 tournament during a spike in the coronavirus crisis caused by the Delta variant.

Germany's Merkel worried about big Euro 2020 crowds

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a statement at the end of the first day of a European Union leaders meeting in Brussels, Belgium June 25, 2021. Olivier Matthys/Pool via REUTERS

LONDON: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was worried about a UEFA decision to allow big crowds at the Euro 2020 tournament during a spike in the coronavirus crisis caused by the Delta variant.

"I am worried and sceptical about whether this is good," Merkel told a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

(Reporting by Paul Carrel, editing by Thomas Escritt)

Source: Reuters

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