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The leader of the protesters in Seattle are not aware of the presence among them of members of the "antifa"

The leader of the protesters in Seattle who seized several districts of the city, David Lewis, said to RIA Novosti that I'm not sure if any of the demonstrators in the city representatives of the movement "antifa".

Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that the US authorities will make the list of banned terrorist organizations of the radical left movement "antifa". U.S. attorney General William Barr noted that the actions of the members of this movement are regarded as terrorism.

"I think there are representatives of different (movements) ... I don't have the slightest idea about what movements are committed by many people. The only thing that unites us - faith, understanding, belief that police brutality in America needs to come to an end," said Lewis, responding to a question about the presence among the protesters "anti-fascists".

Earlier, the protesters in Seattle was announced in the Central part of the city "Autonomous zone", police officers were ordered to leave the area to reduce tensions. NBC News reports that, according to local residents, Monday in the area was from 200 to 250 tents installed by protesters.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump wrote on Twitter that "domestic terrorists seized Seattle", and criticized the Governor of Washington state Jay and Margie reiger mayor Jenny Durkan that, in his opinion, do not struggle with the disorder. In response to this Durcan advised Trump to "get back to the bunker".