French authorities call on "yellow jackets" not to organize protests on Saturday
[13/ديسمبر/2018] SANAA, Dec. 31 (Saba)- The official spokesman of the French government, Benjamin Grevo, called on members of the "Yellow Jackets" movement to be rational and not to organize demonstrations on Saturday because of the exhaustion of the security forces and the Strasbourg terrorist operation.
According to the media has called the movement (yellow jackets) to continue to organize the protest and to hold new demonstrations on Saturday, December 15.
"The anger was expressed, we heard, we ask them to be prudent on Saturday, not to pretend," Grevo told CNN.
At the same time, the government official pointed out that the French authorities have not taken a decision to ban the demonstrations on Saturday.
"At the moment, we say it is not wise to organize demonstrations now. The forces of law and order have been exhausted to a great extent in recent weeks, especially last weekend, as well as in view of recent events and the terrorist attack in Strasbourg, .
The protests of the spontaneous "yellow jackets" movement, which particularly opposed the increase in gasoline prices in France, began on Nov. 17, in protest at the increase in taxes and high fuel and transportation prices. These mass protests were accompanied by clashes between demonstrators and police, riots and burning cars and destruction of shops and banks.