France vows tight security to keep troublemakers far from G7 summit

FILE PHOTO: French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner speaks during a joint news conference with Ivory Coast Security Minister Sidiki Diakite in Abidjan, Ivory Coast May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Luc Gnago/File Photo

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – The French seaside resort of Biarritz will be transformed into more of a fortress than a surfers’ paradise as organizers of this weekend’s G7 summit prepare to shield world leaders from outside disturbances. Protesters will have difficulty getting up close to any of the seven leaders during the Aug. 24-26 meeting. […]

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