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France reinforces defenses in the Alps after incidents with extreme right-wing and pro-immigration activists

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France will be the men of the police in the Alps ‘significantly’ strengthen ‘absolute respect for the border’ to enforce. That said, the French minister of the Interior Gérard Collomb Sunday, once during the weekend, several actions were conducted by both ultra-nationalist activists and supporters of migration.

Saturday and Sunday blocked young people from the extreme right-wing movement Génération Identitarian of the Col de l’Echelle. The mountain pass on the border with Italy would by migrants are often used to the country.

In a counter-reaction came Sunday, more than a hundred French and Italian pro-migration activists together on the Montgenèvrepas, also on the French-Italian border. According to Collomb helped they “illegally and with violence around thirty migrants’ border crossing’. It came to a confrontation with the police.

The binnenlandminister ‘strongly condemns all the provocations, intimidation and incidents this weekend in the department Hautes-Alpes signed and for which activistengroepen of both the extreme right as extreemlinks responsible’, he stated in a statement.

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