In Paris, I talked to a lot of people from the middle class as well as from the working class. There was one waiter, who was ironically from America, but who went to France in 1977. He was a Mexican-American, and it is very rare for someone in my culture to ever go and start living in another country. He told me that ordinary working-class people are not happy with their current president, the so-called "socialist" president of France. Working people, farmers in particular, are very angry with the sanctions against Russia, because they are not able to sell their products.
The heads of Italy, France and Germany gathered today on Vernotene island in the Tyrrhenian Sea to discuss the prospects of development of the European Union. This informal summit is necessary for the coordination of positions in the run up to the EU summit set for Wednesday, September 16th.
As a result of a lorry driving into a crowd, more than 80 people were killed on the Promenade des Anglais, and hundreds were injured.