Protests in France, King Charles III postpones the visit to Paris and the meeting with Macron

Following the wave of protests in France against the pension reform, the visit of King Charles III to France, scheduled for Sunday, has been postponed. This was announced by the Elysee which specified how the decision followed the fact that “a new day of national action against the pension reform has been announced”. “The decision – specified the French presidency – was taken by both the governments, British and French, following a telephone conversation between the president (Emmanuel Macron, ed) and the king this morning, in order to be able to welcome His Majesty King Charles III in the conditions that correspond to our relationship of friendship”.

Macron: “Visit postponed to early summer”

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, in the press conference closing the EU summit in Brussels then announced that the visit had been postponed to early summer.

Buckingham Palace: “Postponement due to the situation in France”

Buckingham Palace has formally confirmed the postponement of the French visit of King Charles III and his queen consort Camilla, scheduled for Sunday 26, underlining – after the Elysée announcement – that it is due “to the situation in France”. “Their Majesties – reads a brief statement – look forward to the opportunity to visit France as soon as the new dates can be identified”.