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West Indies: Sébastien Lecornu ensures that there will be "no amnesty" for the perpetrators of shootings on the police


The Minister for Overseas, however, affirms that "the dialogue is there" and "the hand of the government is extended".

Sébastien Lecornu claims to hold a line of firmness.


It is the rule of law, it is the Republic, it is France,

" he hammered at the microphone of Europe 1 this Thursday morning.

Returning from a two-day tour of the West Indies, where violence has erupted for a few weeks, the Minister of Overseas Affairs assured that there would be "

no possible amnesty

" for "

those who were brought before the courts when they tried to assassinate police and gendarmes


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It was at the inter-union that the minister attacked in the first place.

According to him, the organization "

refuses to condemn the violence


Above all, she asks for "

an amnesty

" for those who shoot the police.

But "

we are not talking about a few blows in the air

, moved Sébastien Lecornu.

In Martinique, for example, over only four or five days we are talking about a hundred shots fired at the police


"Three different crises"

So there will be “

no excuse

”. "

What is the link between the compulsory vaccination of caregivers and the fact of going to empty the magazine of a nine millimeter pistol in the door of a police car?"

», He pretended to wonder.

The recent violent movements which have punctuated the West Indies, however, show him that these are "

three different crises

", and as many answers.

The first is “

security and public order


It is held "

especially at night

" and has "

nothing to do with the social crisis


To this, we must provide a response of “


”, “


” and “

freedom of movement


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The second is social and concerns the hospital, with the main subject of compulsory vaccination for caregivers.

For this, the executive has already recorded the shift in the vaccination obligation from November 15 to December 31.

As for the third, it is a “

more systemic


, which would be “

linked to the cost of living, in the future to be given to our youth



Obviously, in these difficult times, it comes to the surface,

" noted Sébastien Lecornu, who calls for not mixing all these issues, while ensuring that "

the hand of the government is extended

" and "

the dialogue is there


Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2021-12-02

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