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French PM Philippe calls for quick tax cuts to appease protesters

France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has called for quick tax cuts in response to the anger expressed by Yellow Vests protesters. Philippe on Monday unveiled the results of a three-month “grand debate” launched by President Emmanuel Macron in response to the protests. The PM said the debate clearly indicates that “we must cut taxes and cut them more quickly.” He said however, that the government must also cut public spending. Macron is expected to unveil a series of economic measures next week, AP reported.