Woman in crowd (French): «It's a pleasure to speak with you, but I really hope... You're going for flat-out liberalism. What are you doing? What are you doing for the economy?»
Emmanuel Macron, French President (French): «Young people don't want to know about politics. That's why I stress this point. We are dealing with a real reform of the labour laws, which is necessary as unemployment is too... Еще high. In particular for young and unqualified people. In this specific law, we introduce mechanisms to invest in training activities, something never done before. There are now 2 million women and men who need training to get a job.»
M/S Conversation between French President Macron and public
Woman in the crowd (French): «Olympic games are complete rubbish...»
Emmanuel Macron, French President (French): «Olympic games are formidable. There are people complaining all the time... I am glad, and proud. France will benefit from it.»
Marseille locals heckled French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, during a visit to the future site of the 2024 Olympic Games to take place in their city.
One woman branded Macron's economic policies as «flat-out liberalism,» while another said that the Olympic Games are «"complete rubbish.»
In his turn, The French President responded that «Olympic games are formidable» and that «there are people complaining all the time.»
«We are dealing with a real reform of the labour laws, which is necessary as unemployment is too high,» Macron said.
Macron's visit happened as protesters in several cities are marching against the French President's proposed reforms to labour laws.