The yellow vest protestors clash with police in Nantes on December 22
The yellow vest protestors clash with police in Nantes on December 22

Yellow vest protestors shut down passage between France, Spain

ANI | Updated: Dec 22, 2018 20:19 IST

Paris [France], Dec 22 (ANI): The yellow vest protestors have shut down the passage to the international border between France and Spain on December 22, as they enter into the sixth week of protests despite measures taken by the French authorities to resolve the situation.
Protests have been raging on across France since November 17 against the hike in fuel prices, with thousands of protestors taking to the streets throughout the nation.
The French government has since rolled back its plan to increase fuel taxes, with French President Emmanuel Macron announcing a minimum wage hike of 100 euros per month for the people of the nation in his "economic and social emergency plan". The protestors have continued with their movement regardless.
Calls for Macron's resignation were made again on Saturday, Sputnik reported, as 800 yellow vest protestors took to the streets in the Montmartre region, while other demonstrators blocked the passage between France and Spain with a giant French flag.
Earlier, protesters had blocked major highways in the nation, vandalising toll booths and shops and causing hefty losses to road operators. (ANI)

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