On the streets about five hundred soldiers of national guard.
The President of the United States Donald trump commented on the situation in Minneapolis (Minnesota), where after the death of the detainee of the African-American George Floyd, riots broke out, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“I can’t stand by and just watch what happens in the great American city of Minneapolis. Complete lack of leadership. Or a weak mayor — the radical left Jacob Frey will take the situation under control, or I’ll send the National guard to get it right,” wrote trump on Twitter.
“These thugs desecrate the memory of George Floyd and I will not allow such to happen. I just spoke with Governor Tim Waltham and told him that the military at his disposal. In case of any difficulties we will take control, but when you start looting and shooting starts,” added the President.
In turn, the mayor of Minneapolis has introduced in the city for 72 hours the state of emergency.
The Ordinance allows the city authorities to use the forces of the national guard to maintain order, and to contact the authorities of neighboring cities, Minnesota and the country asking for help.
Meanwhile, the city’s continuing unrest. Protesters burned a police station and staged in honor of this salute.
As reported by journalist Carlos Gonzalez, on the night of 29 may, the situation near the 3rd precinct of the Minneapolis worsened. The protesters threw stones at him and set him on fire.
The situation has escalated at the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct pic.twitter.com/irdhgy4CLL
— Carlos Gonzalez (@CarlosGphoto) May 29, 2020