After Édouard Philippe last June, it's Jean-Marc Ayrault's turn.
The head of state, Emmanuel Macron, organized a ceremony this late Friday morning in honor of the former socialist prime minister.
The meeting, which was held behind closed doors as tradition dictates, was revealed by
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The former head of government of François Hollande, who was promoted to Commander of the Legion of Honor in July 2019, therefore waited two years to be able to receive his rank from the President of the Republic.
At 71, the one who occupied Matignon from 2012 to 2014 before joining the Quai d'Orsay between 2016 and 2017, was decorated in the presence of his relatives.