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How Emmanuel Macron finally converted to nuclear power


INVESTIGATION - Anxious to preserve the political balance of his majority, the Head of State remained ambiguous for a long time before relaunching France on the path of the atom.

A sentence.

A single little sentence, as if lost in the middle of a twenty-seven minute speech, between health news and non-pension reform.

"We will, for the first time in decades, relaunch the construction of nuclear reactors in our country."

It is 8:22 p.m. this Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 21 million French people are in front of their posts, and Emmanuel Macron renews the threads of French nuclear history.

Forty-seven years after the Messmer plan and in the name of the same

“energy independence”

, France is launching the construction of a new nuclear park.

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A suprise?

Not really.

“The presidential campaign will force him to position himself,”

explained a relative in the spring.

The only uncertainty was whether this "coming out" would be one of the president's last acts, committing the country, or one of the candidate's first campaign promises for re-election.

The speech of November 9, all in ambivalence, was appropriate.

But basically, is it

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Source: lefigaro

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