According to LCI information, Emmanuel Macron summoned Prime Minister Jean Castex, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, Keeper of the Seals Eric Dupond-Moretti and the presidents of the majority groups in the National Assembly around sovereign matters , police and security. Christophe Castaner (LaREM), Patrick Mignola (MoDem) and Olivier Becht (Agir) will give a press conference at 4 p.m. during which they could reveal what was decided during this interview.
The meeting must include in particular the request of the president, Friday of “quickly make proposals to reaffirm the bond of trust” between police and population.
Indeed last Friday, in a message posted on social networks in which he denounced “unacceptable aggression” of producer Michel Zecler by police officers, the President of the Republic had asked the government to quickly make him proposals “to fight more effectively against all forms of discrimination”. “I ask the government to quickly make proposals to me to reaffirm the bond of trust that must naturally exist between the French and those who protect them and to fight more effectively against all forms of discrimination”, wrote the Head of State, who intervened for the first time in this file.
Emmanuel Macron must also try to resolve a political crisis that has arisen between the government and the majority around the proposed “comprehensive security” law and its article 24, which plans to penalize the malicious dissemination of the image of the forces of order, and which crystallizes tensions. According to information from LCI, a meeting took place this Monday morning between Gérald Darmanin and the deputies of the majority, and the rather cold and heated exchanges between the Minister of the Interior and the deputies in favor of the rewriting see the deletion of the ‘article.
This Sunday already, leading executives of the majority had met in Matignon, in particular to discuss the abolition of article 24 of the law “comprehensive security”. The fate of this article could be sealed in the next few hours.