Paris – After three ’black Saturdays’ and blockades by the whole country takes Emmanuel Macron tonight finally the word. The measures that the president is going to announce the Yellow Vests had calmed down. Their dissatisfaction arose about the increase of an ecotax on fuel, but running now to the expensive living and high taxes in general.
The Cardigans Jaunes’ have a whole list of requirements, with first an increase of the minimum wage. There wants to be the president, and also of the reintroduction of a tax on big fortunes, he sees probably. Because the demands of the Yellow Shirts and the possibilities and ideas of the president of miles apart, is the question of whether the campaigners settle with the koopkrachtmaatregelen that the head of state goes on to announce.
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