Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests.

French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest protests planned this weekend.

Mr. Macron said the military will secure government buildings and other sites to allow police forces to focus on maintaining public order, in comments reported Wednesday by government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux Wednesday.

About 7,000 soldiers, most armed with automatic weapons, are already deployed across the country in what the military calls Operation Sentinel, which was created to protect sensitive sites following deadly attacks in Y 2015.

The French government announced Monday new security measures and a ban on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury stores ransacked and charred from arson fires.

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