French officials confirmed Monday their plans to deploy over 12,000 police officers to the streets of Paris for the nation’s New Year’s Eve celebrations; warning residents of a renewed wave of massive anti-Macron “Yellow Vest” demonstrations.
“Nearly 150,000 police are set to be on duty around France on New Year’s Eve when ‘yellow vest’ protesters have called for another round of anti-government demonstrations,” writes Yahoo News. “France remains on high alert due to the threat of terrorism, with the latest attack dating to December 11 when five people were killed by a gunman at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.”
“What can we expect? Disorder,” said Interior Minister Christophe Castaner. “What I see with the ‘yellow vests’ is a desire to be harmful, not to demonstrate.”
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