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More than 250 Arrested as France Marks Yellow Vest Anniversary 

Protesters clash with French riot police during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the

Lisa Bryant contributed to this report from Paris.

French police have arrested more than 250 demonstrators across the country during rallies marking the first anniversary of “yellow vest” protest movement.

Officials say 173 people were arrested in Paris.

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, however, told Europe 1 radio on Sunday that that there were few legitimate demonstrators among those who rioted in southeastern Paris Saturday for several hours.

Protesters clash with French riot police during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the “yellow vests” movement in Nantes, France, Nov. 16, 2019.

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