King Charles III visit to France postponed over protests

French riot police officers push back energy workers on strike as they gather in front of the TotalEnergies refinery to protest against the French government's pensions reform, in Gonfreville-L’Orcher near Le Havre, France. - REUTERS PIC

PARIS, March 24 (NNN-AGENCIES) — A planned visit to France from Sunday by King Charles III has been postponed due to ongoing protests over pension reform, the French presidency announced.

“This decision was taken by the French and British governments after a telephone conversation between the president and the king this (Friday) morning,” said a statement.

“This state visit will be reorganised as soon as possible.” — NNN-AGENCIES


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