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France's Macron, ministers did not discuss state of emergency at Sunday meeting: source

French President Emmanuel Macron sits across from Prime Minister Edouard Philippe at the start of a meeting at the Elysee Palace day after clashes between police and yellow vest protesters, in Paris, France, December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/Pool

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and key ministers did not discuss imposing a state of emergency during a meeting on Sunday, a presidential source said.

The source said they had spoken about adapting security forces for future protests following the riots that broke out in Paris on Saturday.

Reporting by Jean-Baptiste Vey; writing by John Irish; Editing by Toby Chopra

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