French interior minister tries to calm police protest anger
PARIS – France's interior minister has met with police union leaders in an effort to restore calm following two nights of angry demonstrations by officers protesting a lack of equipment and rising anti-police violence.
Bernard Cazeneuve met with the powerful union bosses on Wednesday, pledging to open an official consultation from Monday with police units to increase security and protection for police officers. Recommendations will be implemented in 2017.
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