Timmermans in talks with European sports associations

Today, European affairs minister Frans Timmermans and his French counterpart Jean-Pierre Jouyet are visiting the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) in Nyon, Switzerland. to talk with representatives of European sports associations about ways of improving security in European sport.

In the evening, Mr Timmermans will join French culture minister Christine Albanel at the annual Tulip Reception in Paris, where they will be guests of honour. The Tulip Reception is being held to celebrate the Queen's birthday and the restoration of the Collège Néerlandais in Paris.