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French unions have warned of an indefinite transport strike in Paris to raise salaries and wages after a successful transport strike on Thursday. Operators have threatened an indefinite strike next week amid a dispute over pay and conditions. Up to 4,000 protesters marched through Paris on Thursday and up to 60,000 across the country – Paris 7 Metro lines were completely closed and 7 others remained open only during peak hours. I say clearly if our demands are not met, the movement will be much more than today, union leader Arul Lamasse told BFMTV. RATP has acknowledged a shortage of hundreds of subway drivers and several hundred bus drivers. Hiring stalled during the Covid pandemic and has not returned to its initial levels. According to reports, one in four Europeans is experiencing financial difficulties due to rising food and energy prices.