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Pensions: the environmental mayor of Bordeaux says he is "very shocked" after the fire targeting his town hall

2023-03-24T08:23:10.083Z


Significant violence punctuated the demonstrations of March 23. The mayor says he is " very shocked " and " very shocked ". For the ninth day of mobilization against the pension reform, Thursday March 23, the rally planned in Bordeaux, as in other cities, has repeatedly degenerated into violent acts. In this ecological city for almost three years, it was even the town hall that was targeted, briefly set on fire in the evening. In the wake of the facts, the Bo


The mayor says he is "

very shocked

" and "

very shocked

".

For the ninth day of mobilization against the pension reform, Thursday March 23, the rally planned in Bordeaux, as in other cities, has repeatedly degenerated into violent acts.

In this ecological city for almost three years, it was even the town hall that was targeted, briefly set on fire in the evening.

In the wake of the facts, the Bordeaux city councilor Pierre Hurmic said he was "

extremely shocked by this reaction and the meaning we want to give it

".

The elected official said he did not see "

any interest in attacking the door of the town hall

", and did not understand "

the symbol behind it

", even though the Greens party is actively mobilized against pension reform.

The ecologist also cited "

all municipal staff and elected officials of the city of Bordeaux, who do not understand these acts of vandalism

".

The city of Gironde must also welcome the King of England Charles III, expected in France from Monday and supposed to be passing through Bordeaux.

"

We are going to take steps to consolidate it and take the necessary measures to make it work again as soon as possible

," said Pierre Hurmic about the town hall.

Adding: “

We will adapt to the decisions that will be made regarding this visit.

»

Source: lefigaro

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