Macron met by angry 'yellow vests' at second 'great debate' venue


Emmanuel Macron led the second of a nationwide series of consultations with France's mayors on Friday, at Souillac in the south-west of the country, an initiative officially aimed as an exchange over citizens' complaints and aspirations which was prompted by the ongoing 'yellow vest' movement, supporters of which gave the president a rowdy reception as he arrived for the meeting.

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French President Emmanuel Macron has addressed some 600 mayors in Souillac, a town of 3,750 inhabitants in the south-west, on the second leg of his "Great National Debate" programme, reports Radio France Internationale.