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French Prime Minister jeered by pension reform protesters.


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Moscow, April 7 – About 200 demonstrators booed the convoy of French Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne during her visit to a hospital in Rodez, in the south of the country, according to a video clip posted on the French Center Press Aveyron account on Twitter.
Protesters booed the prime minister’s convoy during her visit to the Aveyron department. The demonstrators, who gathered at the union’s invitation, chanted: “Elizabeth Bourne, Aveyron is polluted by your mere presence,” “Macron’s resignation,” according to what was reported by the French news agency.
On the eve of the prime minister’s visit to Aveyron, David Gesto, general secretary of the regional branch of the General Confederation of Trade Unions, told AFP he did not support Bourne’s attempt to divert the attention of protesters to health. problems.
“We want to show that, including in rural areas, there is strong anger against government and reform,” he said.

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During her visit to Aveyron, the Prime Minister insisted that her position had the full support of the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron. In addition, Bourne urged protesters to remain calm.
The government and trade unions in France are awaiting the decision of the Constitutional Council on the conformity of the reform, which it will announce on Friday, April 14. The day before, the unions intended to hold another day of demonstrations.
On the eve of the eleventh protest against pension reform in France. According to the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs, 570,000 people took part in demonstrations across the country – fewer than last time, when 740,000 people protested.
Since January of this year, a new wave of protests has broken out in France related to the government’s plans to implement pension reform. Demonstrations intensified when French Prime Minister Elisabeth Bourne used Article 49.3 of the constitution on March 16 to pass a bill to raise the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64 without a vote in parliament. These actions were accompanied by violent clashes between demonstrators and the police, massacres and riots, in addition to numerous arrests of demonstrators by law enforcement agencies.

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