December 4, 2018 / 7:38 AM / 13 days ago

French government preparing to suspend fuel tax increases -source

PARIS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The French government is preparing to suspend fuel tax increases, said a government source, in the wake of violent protests against the measures.

The source added that Prime Minister Edouard Philippe was due to announce the suspension later on Tuesday. (Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta/Laurence Frost)

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