paris - According to French media, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe promises Tuesday that there will be no more excise duties on petrol and diesel. The government would thereby wipe out the growing turmoil that on Saturday in the streets of Paris culminated in violent clashes between demonstrators and the police.
The protest movement 'gilets jaunes' is undergoing blockades against the decline in purchasing power as a result of measures that the government says to implement a better climate or environment. However, many French see it as 'extra taxes for the poor. 'The drop that flooded the bucket this fall was the price increases of gasoline and diesel where Paris wants to push back car use. It is a series of price increases with which the fuel gradually becomes more and more expensive.