The reshuffle can begin. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented his resignation and that of his team to the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron on Friday. The Elysee Palace confirmed that it had received and accepted the government's resignation in a press release.
In an interview with the Parisian and other regional press titles, the head of state had confirmed a ministerial reshuffle in the coming days: "There will be a new team," he said. evoking "new talents" and "personalities from different backgrounds".
“Mr. Edouard PHILIPPE today handed in the resignation of the Government to the President of the Republic, who accepted it. He ensures, with the members of the Government, the treatment of current affairs until the appointment of the new Government ”#Elysee #remaniement @le_Parisien- Olivier Beaumont (@olivierbeaumont) July 3, 2020
There is no indication whether or not the new mayor of Le Havre will be removed from the new government. According to our information, Edouard Philippe and Emmanuel Macron met on Thursday evening. The Council of Ministers was canceled this Friday morning, as was the Defense Council.
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