«Yellow jackets» reported that the French Prime Minister will take their delegation on Friday

© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova in photobacteria participants of the protest against growth of prices for gasoline yellow jackets with police in Paris. November 24, 2018«Yellow jackets» reported that the French Prime Minister will take their delegation on Friday© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova the image Bank

The protest movement of the «yellow jackets» reported that the Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe receives a delegation of representatives of the movement at his residence on Friday, said on Thursday the TV channel BFMTV.

Large-scale protests by «yellow jackets» against the increase in gasoline prices began in the country on November 17. Last Saturday in the actions involved more than 100 thousand people. In Paris, the demonstration was accompanied by riots on the Champs Elysees. The next protest is scheduled for Saturday.

«Edouard Philippe wants to meet (with delegation) Friday, 30 November at 14.00 (16.00 GMT),» the channel quoted a statement of the «yellow jackets.» The movement also hope that the meeting with the Prime Minister «would be more satisfactory and precise than the previous».

On Tuesday, the President of France Emmanuel macron, in his speech said that the government hear the concerns of the people, but will not change course. The French leader also said, in particular, plans to increase spending on renewable energy sources and reduce the share of nuclear energy by 50% by 2035.

Philip, in turn, confirmed that the French authorities are going from 1 January 2019 to increase taxes on gasoline, which will lead to a rise in fuel prices, adding that a special tax system that will come into force early next year, will limit the uncontrolled growth of gasoline prices.

Gasoline prices in France from 1 January expected to grow by 2.9 cents, diesel by 6.5 cents per litre. According to the radio station Europe1, for 2018 the price of diesel fuel increased by approximately 23%, gasoline by 15%.

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