While a new day of strike is announced Thursday in the EDF group to counter the vast project of reorganization of the public group, called Hercules and negotiated by the executive in Brussels, tension is mounting in the hemicycle. On Tuesday, the leader of the Socialist deputies, Valérie Rabault, announced the launch of a shared initiative referendum procedure (RIP), a lever that had already been activated by some deputies to try to torpedo the privatization of Airports from Paris.
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday announced that the country’s next generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered, stressing the necessity to maintain a competitive nuclear industry to preserve the country’s “status as great power.” “Our energy and ecological future depends on nuclear power. Our strategic future, our status as a great power, lies with the nuclear industry,” Macron said during his visit to a site of nuclear system and equipment supplier Framatome in Le Creusot in central France.
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