(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 24. French law
enforcement officers did not disperse protesters against pension
reform and left the rally, trend reports.
Footage of police officers leaving the protest rally have spread
on social media. The protesters appreciated this act of law
enforcement officers with applause.
The draft pension reform, which would raise the retirement age
in France from 62 to 64 years, was presented in January. This
initiative caused demonstrations and strikes throughout the
country. On March 16, the head of the French Cabinet used her
constitutional powers and announced that the bill would be adopted
without a vote in the National Assembly. This decision caused a new
wave of demonstrations, which often ended in clashes with the
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