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Army Convoy Seen Headed To Paris, France Before Saturday’s Scheduled Protests

Military vehicles were recently spotted on highways traveling towards Paris, France ahead of Saturday’s scheduled gilets jaunes (yellow vest) protests:

France Army Vehicle 1

France Army Vehicle 2

France Army Vehicle 3

In other related news, both the Eiffel Tower and U.S. Embassy released statements saying they will be closed on December 8th:

Eiffel Tower Closed

Translation:

COMPANY OPERATING THERE

EIFFEL TOWER

PRESS RELEASE

Closing of the Eiffel Tower to the public Saturday 8 December 2018. The events announced Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Paris do not allow to host visitors in good security conditions, the SETE has made the decision to close the Eiffel Tower to the public all day. SETE informs that all tickets purchased online for a visit scheduled Saturday, December 8Β  will be reimbursed automatically, without the need for customers to perform special procedures. The SETE further specifies that the Eiffel Tower will be open tomorrow Friday, December 7, 2018 at usual hours (9:30am-11: 45pm). However, a wait is to be expected. SETE apologizes to all visitors for the inconvenience.

Image Credits: Twitter/Sotiri Dimpinoudis