A branch of the far-left union General Confederation of Labour (CGT) early Wednesday shut down the country's largest hydroelectric power plant Grand'Maison at Allemont, in the southwestern Isere region. Workers protesting the government's planned overhaul of the pension system closed down the facility at approximately 0600GMT Wednesday.
"United States has made a mistake by quitting the 2015 pact. Do you want to make the same mistake? ... I am emphasising that if the Europeans make a mistake and violate the deal, they will be responsible for the consequences of their actions," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on his website President.Ir on Wednesday.