Thousands of French protest for pension reform

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Thousands of French citizens protested against the pension reform planned by the country's president, Emmanuel Macron, "Adyrna" reporter reported.

Teachers, students, railway workers, bus drivers and employees of nuclear power enterprises took part in the demonstration, which is taking place in several cities.

Representatives of French trade unions are demanding that the authorities raise wages, take an active role in the fight against inflation and direct part of the surplus profits of energy companies to support employees. They also says that they do not support the change in raising the retirement age from 62 to 65 years.