Macron Meets With Xi Even As French Workers Throw Rats At Paris City Hall

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French President Emmanuel Macron and EU President Ursula von der Leyen met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss a variety of matters, buy the main topic was Russia’s war with Ukraine. Macron urged Xi to “bring Russia to its senses and bring everyone back to the negotiating table.”  Von der Leyen urged Xi not to supply Russia with military equipment, saying “Arming the aggressor is a clear violation of international law.”  Xi did issue a statement saying that “Peace talks should resume as soon as possible.”  Meanwhile, Newsmax reports Macron is facing ongoing problems as French workers continue strikes in protest of the recent change in retirement age from 62 to 64. In the 11th round of demonstrations since January, protestors blocked access to the Paris airport but rat catchers vented by throwing dead rats at Paris City Hall.