PARIS | France to assess financial impact of clashes over fuel tax
PARIS — France’s finance minister has said he will meet with the country’s employers‘ federation and retailers to assess the economic impact of violent clashes with police over fuel tax hikes.
Police bulldozers and garbage trucks cleaned up rubble on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday, a day after 8,000 people demonstrated against the fuel tax. Some of the protesters torched barriers and plywood boards.
Paris police have said that 24 people were injured.