Macron chairs Paris crisis meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday surveyed the damage from a day of riots across Paris and led a crisis meeting that ended with a call for further talks with anti-government activists who have staged two weeks of protests.Mr. Macron held crisis talks with the Prime Minister, Interior Minister and top security service officials to forge a response to the violence that left hundreds injured nationwide. Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has been asked to meet protest organisers and party leaders as part of a “constant wish for dialogue”, the Élysée Palace said. Environment Minister François de Rugy met representatives of the “yellow vests” last week but failed to convince them to end the protests.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/macron-chairs-paris-crisis-meeting/article25650647.ece

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