Traditional celebration of Bastille Day turns violent in Paris – picture: AFP
from Geller Report
France is breaking upHow long before these ‘celebrations’ are deemed too high a security risk to hold? And as Germany’s economy continues to tank, they will have less of a stranglehold over the EU.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined Emmanuel Macron for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured European military cooperation. As Mr Macron was riding by at the start of the parade, he was greeted by people in the crowds who turned their backs, booed and whistled. Before the parade, he delivered a message to the French people and said he wanted to highlight France’s “irrevocable commitment to consolidate French and European security”.
He said: “Never since the end of the Second World War has Europe been so necessary.
“The construction of a Europe of defence, in connection with the Atlantic Alliance … is a priority for France. It is the theme of this parade.
“Acting together and strengthening our ability to act collectively is one of the challenges that the European Intervention Initiative, along with other key European projects, wants to address.”
But some “Yellow Vest” protesters were detained near the Champs Elysees as they tried to stage a protest, according to French police.
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