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Macron opts for nuclear option 'because Mr. President is not exactly certain that he has a majority'

FRANCE24, 18 Mar 2023
Protests against French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to force a bill raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without a vote disrupted traffic, garbage collection and university campuses in Paris as opponents of the change maintained their resolve to get the government to back down. For more on Macron's calculated risk that has infuriated many citizens, opposition lawmakers and unions, FRANCE 24 is joined by Raquel Garrido, French MP (France Unbowed).

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