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Urban chaos. Urban chaos. In “angry” or “outraged”: several thousand demonstrators gathered in several cities in France to protest, a few hours after the government’s announcement of the use of article 49.3 to reform pensions, demonstrations sometimes marked by tensions and deterioration.

In the afternoon, demonstrators gathered at the call of the Solidaires union at Place de la Concorde in Paris, not far from the National Assembly where Elisabeth Borne triggered Article 49.3. Violent demonstrations also broke out Thursday evening in Rennes, Nantes and Marseille, a few hours after the government’s announcement of the use of article 49.3 to reform pensions. “Multiple signs were degraded in the city center and 26 fires were extinguished by the SDIS”, indicated in the evening the prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine, specifying that “a group of 300 ultras, determined” continued “his abuses” in Rennes.

Elisabeth Borne said Thursday evening “very shocked” by the boos of the opposition in the hemicycle of the National Assembly, when she engaged the responsibility of her government on the pension reform by 49.3. “I wasn’t angry. I was very shocked”, declared on TF1 the Prime Minister, denouncing the “chaos”. She also judged, on the motions of censure in preparation, that they will be “subject to a vote” and that “this vote will ultimately be those who are for or those who are against the reform”. Elisabeth Borne assured that 4 out of 10 French people would not have to work until the age of 64. Garbage collectors, in particular, will have a staggered starting age, but at 59 and not 64. “I don’t want those who have difficult jobs to work until they are 64. »

Poland to supply kyiv with MiG-29 fighters, a first for NATO

This will be the first such delivery by a NATO member. Poland will deliver a first batch of four MiG-29 fighter-bombers to Ukraine, Polish President Andrzej Duda announced on Thursday.

“In the coming days, we will first transfer (…) four fully operational aircraft to Ukraine,” Andrzej Duda told reporters. kyiv has repeatedly asked its Western allies to send it modern fighter-bombers, hoping to get American F-16s. The Polish decision “does not change anything”, however, to the American refusal to do the same, assured John Kirby, a spokesman for the White House shortly after.

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