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Minnesota is mobilizing the National Guard to curb unrest in unprecedented government decisions

May 30, 2020

Minnesota governor Tim Walz today announced the mobilization of the National Guard to curb future protests against the death of Afro-American citizen George Floyd during a police arrest in Minneapolis-the agents – in a decision made in the panel’s 164-year history in State was unprecedented.

Given the intense turmoil of the past few nights, the governor reported this Saturday that Minneapolis “is no longer about the murder of George Floyd, but an attack on civil society.”

“It’s about the prevailing fear and causing interference in our big cities,” he added at a press conference picked up by CNN.

Minnesota is mobilizing the National Guard to curb unrest in unprecedented government decisionsMinnesota is mobilizing the National Guard to curb unrest in unprecedented government decisions

With this in mind, Minnesota’s National Guard chief Jon Jensen has confirmed the deployment of approximately 2,500 soldiers on the streets of Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, where more than 2,000 officers had been deployed before the deployment of possible interference .