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Minnesota authorities warn of future unrest and call for an end to violence

May 30, 2020

The Governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz, and the Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, appeared at a press conference on Saturday to call on the population to immediately end the unrest over protests against the death of black citizen George Floyd. and they have warned that violence could reappear in the coming hours.

“It’s no longer about George’s death or the injustice that really exists: it’s already about chaos,” said the governor, who has warned that the scenes of the past few days will continue this Saturday night if nothing changes.

The governor has stated that he is in contact with neighboring states and the federal government, but warns that coordination will become more difficult over the hours as protests have spread across the country.

Minnesota authorities warn of future unrest and call for an end to violenceMinnesota authorities warn of future unrest and call for an end to violence

The mayor of the city also agreed: “Minneapolis, I know you are horrified and I am, but we are better than that. It is not an honor to burn a city. There is no pride in to loot, “he complained. collected in statements from CNN.