the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has convened as a consequence of the riots in Paris a crisis meeting with the Prime Minister, Édouard Philippe, and Minister of the interior, Christophe Castaner. At the Meeting on Sunday, a balance-sheet of the week-end was pulled, and about possible counter-measures to be spoken, a government spokesman said the French station Europe 1. Violent protests, such as those on the previous day in Paris is not likely to be repeated.
During the riots in Paris, there had been on Saturday, 133 wounded, and 412 arrests. The police said in an initial report. In the streets of the French capital, it came to chaotic scenes: Rampaging erected barricades, set fire to cars and threw the window panes. The arch was sprayed with Graffiti. The security forces used tear gas and water cannons. Around 5,000 police officers were deployed. The injured included 23 policemen were according to the authorities. 378 of the arrested were still in police custody.
speculations about the imposition of a state of emergency
The protests are directed against tax increases, in particular for fuels and high cost of living. As a sign of recognition, the trailer and a trailer with the inside of the movement, a yellow high-visibility vests, as they are for motorists in the event of a breakdown or accident prescribed. They are calling on the government to increase the minimum wage and pensions. According to the Ministry of the interior, 75,000 people participated in the third national day of action of the so-called yellow the West.
In the French media speculated on Sunday that if the government imposed a state of emergency. Minister of the interior, Castaner had said on Saturday evening in an Interview with the broadcaster BFMTV that the government would consider all the possibilities.
yellow West – the French government is considering imposing a state of emergency After the riots in Paris, the French government is discussing the imposition of a state of emergency. “It would be tested all the options,” said a government spokesman. © Photo: Thibault Camus/AP/dpa