France must not be hurt by labour strife -Raffarin


MIREBEAU, France, Nov 22 (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin said on Friday he could not tolerate the economy being damaged by labour conflicts, as the country braced for nationwide blockades by truckers pushing for better pay. "We must be very vigilant about continuing to work towards economic growth. We cannot accept it being weakened by penalties on our economy or tensions that would end up braking the development of our economy," Raffarin said. Trade unions urged ...

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