The National Assembly, unanimous, adopted Tuesday in first reading the programming bill of French official development assistance (ODA), expected to increase and refocused on Africa and Haiti.
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The deputies supported this consensual text by 502 votes in favor and 41 abstentions, communists and rebels.
Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian hailed “
a very good signal
” and a “
turning point for our development policy