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Trump has promised to stop the "mob violence"

The US President Donald trump has promised to stop the riots.

"We cannot allow and will not allow a small group of criminals and vandals to destroy our city," said trump, speaking in Florida.

According to him, the violence "has nothing to do with justice and peace", run by "anti-fascists and other radical left-wing groups".

"We will support the memory of George Floyd and all law-abiding citizens," trump promised.

He added that he had asked the justice Ministry to expedite the investigation into the death of Floyd at the hands of the police.

"The death of George the great tragedy, it was not to be," said trump.

The death of George Floyd caused the riots in Minneapolis and other cities after the appearance of "viral" video of the arrest of Floyd. The video shows that the police tackled Floyd and handcuffed him, and one of the officers leaned a knee on the neck of the Floyd. The detainee first few times he says he can't breathe and then losing consciousness. Floyd was admitted to hospital and died in intensive care.

When this information became widespread, the leadership of the city police announced the dismissal of four officers who participated in the arrest. The city held a protest, accompanied by vandalism and fires. The investigation into the death of Floyd has joined the FBI, which declared the case a priority.