Sport Macron promises to work on European "new sanctions" against Russia
Macron restarts reform drive as opponents prepare for battle
French President Emmanuel Macron will get a taste of public resistance to his second-term reform agenda this week during the first nationwide strike called since his re-election in April. - Unpopular - Public opinion towards pension reform and the strikes is likely to be decisive in determining whether Macron succeeds with a reform he called off in 2020 in the face of protests and Covid-19. An opinion poll last week from the Odoxa group found that 55 percent of respondents did not want the reform and 67 percent said they were ready to support protests against it.But a separate survey from the Elabe group gave a more nuanced picture.
President Emmanuel Macron is committed to "working with his European partners" on new sanctions on Sunday "against Russia after The annexation of four Ukrainian regions, reported the Élysée. During a telephone interview with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, the head of state ""He reaffirmed France's determination to help Ukraine find its full sovereignty and territorial integrity, and to work with its European partners in new sanctions" " of the four regions, according to a statement.
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“It can end in match”: these two relatives of Emmanuel Macron in competition
© Jacques Witt/Pool/Bestimage “It can end in match”: these two close to Emmanuel Macron in competition They are allies and Yet deeply rival. Two relatives of Emmanuel Macron compete for their influence with the Élysée, while skillfully playing their competition, such as the Figaro analysis this Sunday, September 25. Your Browser DOES Not support this video despite their simagarous, The competition between the two men is real.
The director of Zaporijjia still detained
The EU reacted on Wednesday at the annexation of four regions occupied completely or partially by Moscow by proposing in particular to cap the price of Russian oil and to add.
Ukraine also condemned the "illegal detention" of the director general of the Zaporijjia nuclear power plant on Saturday, Igor Mourachov, arrested on Friday by Russia, which controls the site for an unknown reason.
Emmanuel Macron condemned arrest and, with Volodymyr Zelensky, "underlined the very short term urgency to allow the rotation of the Ukrainian staff who ensures the operation and the security of the facilities ».
Ukraine war: Will Putin use nuclear weapons? .
Russian president has repeatedly pledged to use all means at his disposal to keep his country safe.It was Putin’s latest thinly veiled nuclear threat to Ukraine and its Western allies since he sent Russian troops into the neighbouring country more than seven months ago.