Tuesday, December 24 within the night, Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron left a Paris stifled by strikes to go to the fort of Brégançon, within the Var.
The top of state and his spouse should keep there “a number of days, to relaxation and work”, based on the Elysee. This fortified constructing which overhangs the Mediterranean, official vacation resort of the French heads of state, has the favors of the presidential couple because it already spent its summer time holidays there 2018 and 2019 there.
Wednesday, Christmas Day, he additionally gave himself an outing on the customs path to Ramatuelle, according to Var Matin.
A romantic stroll by the ocean, within the solar, on a public highway bordered by coves, between the white sand and the turquoise waters … and out of sight, because the space had been cordoned off to ensure safety of the president and his spouse.
The Elisabeth Borne controversy in Marrakech
In full strikes in opposition to the pension reform through the Christmas truce, the ministers had been in a position to take a number of days off. To keep away from any controversy, Edouard Philippe had requested them for “sobriety”. However the revelation of the Parisian regarding the trip plans of the Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Elisabeth Borne, precipitated a begin of controversy: a number of days with household in Marrakech in Morocco.
A transfer utilized by some unionists to discredit the federal government. Eric Meyer, federal secretary of the Sud-Rail union, estimated the identical day on France Information that because the final conferences in Matignon on December 18 and 19, “we face a method of rotting, the place there isn’t a extra contact between the federal government and the union organizations, the place the federal government is on trip and lets the strike proceed till the beginning of the college 12 months, till we don't know when. “
Interviewed Thursday on the sidelines of a visit dedicated to highway security, Christophe Castaner defended his colleague from the federal government denouncing “an pointless controversy”.