Macron to address nation on Monday in bid to defuse social unrest

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French President Emmanuel Macron is to make a televised address to the nation on Monday evening in a much awaited first public reaction to the social unrest that has swept the country since mid-November, when he is expected to announce policy measures to defuse the crisis.

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French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate “yellow vest” anti-government protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend, reports FRANCE 24.