In France to protest against reforms of the labor laws joined the staff of nuclear power plants.
Entry to fuel store near the Nantes castle. There are going to strike until may 29. The main demand of immediate and unconditional abolition of the labour reform. A third of petrol stations across France were left without fuel. Nationwide strikes, demonstrations, blockades of depots and stopping refineries directly hit the economy of the country. France is forced to sell part of the strategic stocks of fuel to keep the situation under control.
The strike involved workers of all 19 nuclear power plants, the energy sector accounts for 75% of electricity consumption in the country. Protesting against the law on labour, railway workers and air traffic controllers. Prime Minister to retreat from its not going.
In the North the fuel is imported from neighbouring Belgium, it is dismantled in a few hours. Irritation grows. However, according to opinion polls, most French people believe that energy crisis is the fault of the government, not the unions. Strategic reserve of fuel in the country is designed for 115 days. From the vaults was pumped out 3-day supply. Such action is resorted to for the first time in 6 years. The unions believe that now is the moment when you can still influence the decision of the government, and therefore calls on all to act and to fight until their demands are heard.
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