return to Argentina Sunday, Emmanuel Macron visited the Arc de Triomphe. The previous day, this monument, a national symbol located in the VIIIe arrondissement of Paris, has been the scene of violence. Tags, furniture destroyed, and exhibits that are looted are lost. Accompanied by the minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, the president of the Republic is collected on the tomb of the unknown Soldier and found the extensive damage to the interior.

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Philippe Bélaval, president of the Centre des monuments Nationaux, tells in Figaro the scene of devastation in the floors of the monument. This last will be closed for several days.

LE FIGARO. – In what state is the Arc de Triomphe?

Philippe BÉLAVAL. – I went there as soon as possible, Saturday night. Even fairly late in the evening, there were still a few occupants, some of whom were drunk. Beyond the tags on the walls, the interior is devastated. It …

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