Hundreds of people protest US President Donald Trump’s visit in French capital of Paris

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in the French capital of to voice their opposition to a visit by President to their country.
Demonstrators, waving flags and carrying placards denouncing Trump’s policies, marched in the streets as Trump was welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.
Protesters also created their own “No Trump Zone” and held signs reading “No Hate” and “Save the Planet! Resist Trump!”
The rally was the first in a series of anti-Trump protests organized by activists from the “Paris against Trump” activist group via social media.  

People gather to protest against President Donald Trump’s visit, in Paris, July 13, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)

More demonstrations were expected throughout Paris on Friday as police tightened security, preparing for the country’s annual Bastille Day parades.
Paris is to commemorate the centennial of the US’s entry into World War I, with Trump planned to attend a ceremony as guest of honor to watch US and French troops parade along the Champs Elysees avenue.
Macron will give a short speech at the start of the military parade.
The French national day this year coincided with the first anniversary of a deadly Daesh terrorist attack in Nice, which claimed the lives of 86 people. has been in a state of emergency since an earlier Daesh attack in the country.
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