On the program of this week’s comic press review: Emmanuel Macron is determined to implement his pension reform. The president affirmed it again in an interview granted to BFMTV this Thursday, September 22. At the same time, the Head of State visited the wind farm off Saint-Nazaire and declared that he wanted to accelerate the development of renewable energies taking into account the electricity needs of the inhabitants of the surrounding region.
Elisabeth Borne announced a new cycling plan with the aim of further developing cycle paths and secure car parks. A budget of 250 million euros will be released in 2023.
On the international news side, Vladimir Putin made a shock announcement this Wednesday, September 21: the Russian president has decreed partial mobilization. 300,000 reservists could be sent to Ukraine to try to stem kyiv’s counter-offensive.