BFM: around 500,000 people mobilized against the pension reform in Paris
About 500,000 people came on Wednesday March 15 for the eighth demonstration since the end of January throughout France against pension reform. This is what the TV channel reports BFM with reference to the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic.
According to the ministry, 37,000 people took part in the demonstration in the capital. However, the trade union centers numbered 1.7 million people throughout the country and 450,000 in Paris.
It should be noted that union activists intend to continue the rallies against raising the retirement age. During the Paris demonstration, calls were heard from participants on March 16 to demonstrate in front of the National Assembly (lower house of parliament), where the final vote on the pension reform bill is to take place, reports the corresponding. TASS.
Former French politician and former Member of the European Parliament Florian Philippe writing on his Twitter that France should not be led by the head European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and European Union (EU), people must therefore take to the streets and express their protest.