French Authorities Clash With Demonstrators As Yellow Vest Protests Continue

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Published on March 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:40s

French Authorities Clash With Demonstrators As Yellow Vest Protests Continue

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, police and demonstrators clashed briefly in Paris and other French cities as 'yellow vest' protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government continued for the 19th consecutive week.

The demonstrations reportedly remained peaceful for most of the day, however later in the afternoon, police fired tear gas on protesters near boulevard de Strasbourg, near the capital's Gare du Nord and Gare de L'Est railway stations.

Reuters reports that skirmishes also erupted in other cities around the country, including Lille in northern France, and Toulouse and Montpellier in the south.

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