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Yellow West-protests: Macron calls for citizens ' dialogue

France's head of state wants to come, given the week-long protests against his policy, with the population into the conversation. His goal: "anger solutions" to transform.

The French President Emmanuel Macron wants to go as a reaction to the ongoing protests of the "yellow West"movement, on the population. He called for a "citizens ' dialogue" in which over 35 issues of control over democracy and the protection of the environment, to immigration will be discussed. The Macron wrote in a "letter to the French".

He wanted to turn "anger into solutions," said Macron. The proposals of the citizens should help "to design a new contract for the Nation", and to structure the work of the government and the Parliament, as well as France, positions in Europe and internationally"".

"yellow West"-protests in Paris.

First Meeting on Tuesday

"Forbidden questions" in the dialogue, the President stressed. However, there are Red lines. So, for example, the right to asylum could not be questioned, also the deletion of part of the assets will not tax be taken back. However, this is one of the demands of the "yellow West"movement.

Macron announced a month after the end of the "citizens dialogue" in mid-March, a report on the result. The President is planning a trip through France, with numerous Meetings with local politicians. The first will take place already on Tuesday.

The "yellow West"movement, the government Macron since November. With its country-wide rallies demonstrated against tax and price increases and improved purchasing power of the French. Originally, the movement had been directed against high fuel prices and the planned Eco-tax on Diesel. Later, a General discontent with the policy of the government to interfere in the Protest.

"yellow West": resistance against Macron, 12.01.2019 Demos in the whole of France: Massive "yellow West"-Protest, 12.01.2019 Atlas France |Paris

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