In a restaurant in Marseille -

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They decided to say "no to economic reconfinement".

This Friday, restaurateurs, cafetiers and more generally actors of the Marseille economic world have planned to meet on Friday at 9 a.m. in front of the Marseille commercial court to protest against the new local measures announced by the government to fight against Covid-19. The meeting was relayed in particular by the Union of Hospitality Trades and Industries (Umih) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

"I do not want our establishments to be closed, I want the State to exercise the controls it is supposed to do, and only close those who do not comply with health measures", declared Bernard Marty, president of Umih des Bouches-du-Rhône, the first employers' union of cafes, hotels, restaurants.

"Enough of the contradictory cookie-cutter decisions, enough of these behaviors that make us no longer understand anything," he added, before a meeting at the prefecture on Thursday at the end of the day. -midday.

"There is death announced"

"I want to warn him that Marseille will experience insurrectional moments," he further warned, while some restaurateurs were already suggesting that they would not respect the obligation to close planned from Saturday.

“September was already a hope, it was a cold shower.

There, it is the announced death ”, castigated on his side Cédric Angelone, president of the union of the events activities, which will be present at the demonstration.


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