LIVE. Realignment : a new Prime minister named in the coming hours - The Point

The basics The upheaval of the government is engaged. This Friday morning, Édouard Philippe has handed the resignation of his government to Emmanuel Macron, w

LIVE. Realignment : a new Prime minister named in the coming hours - The Point

The basics

The upheaval of the government is engaged. This Friday morning, Édouard Philippe has handed the resignation of his government to Emmanuel Macron, who has accepted, has announced the Elysée palace. "Mr. Edward Philip presented the government's resignation to the president of the Republic, which had accepted it. He shall, with the members of the government, the treatment of current affairs until the appointment of the new government, " said a short statement from the presidency.

a Few minutes later, the Élysée indicates that a new Prime minister " will be appointed in the next few hours ". The council of ministers scheduled for this Friday morning will not take place.

In an interview with the regional press on Thursday, Emmanuel Macron spoke this reshuffle imminent through the need for " a new path ". "These are new goals of independence, reconstruction, reconciliation, and new methods to implement. Behind, there will be a new team, " he said, confirming the upcoming redesign in the next few days.

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Asked about her relationship with Edouard Philippe, the head of State was keen to assert his confidence. "What we've been able to do for three years, with a lot of confidence and co-ordination, is unprecedented, contrary to what has been written ", he explains, and in particular reference to the rumors that said the two men in the cold before and during the health crisis.

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10: 25 pm - Matthew Orphan thank Édouard Philippe

If the identity of the next Prime minister remains a mystery, the deputy of the majority Matthew Orphan seems to look to the future government without Édouard Philippe. On Twitter, he wrote : "We have often been in political disagreement, but @EPhilippePM was a Prime minister to be strong, with the sense of responsibility and a sense of humor unique. Thank you to him for all this. I wish him full success in this beautiful mandate municipal in le Havre."


10: 16 - Emmanuel Macron boasts "the great work" of Edward Philippe before the reorganization

" For the past three years at my side, he leads with successive governments, a remarkable work and we have led to important reforms, historical, in circumstances that are often very difficult. "In an interview with the regional press on Thursday, the eve of the resignation of the government, Emmanuel Macron is back on his relationship with the one who has been its Prime minister for three years. "Since three years to my sides, he leads with successive governments, a remarkable work and we have led to important reforms, historical, in circumstances that are often very difficult, considers the head of State. We have a relationship of trust which is of a certain unique perspective to the scale of the Fifth Republic. "

10: 15 a.m. - A new Prime minister will be appointed "in the coming hours."

Difficult to know whether it will or not, of Edward Philip. A new Prime minister will be appointed in the next few hours," said the Elysée palace on Friday morning to the Agence France-Presse after the announcement of the resignation of the government of Édouard Philippe. In an interview Thursday, "the president of the Republic and the Prime minister have established a shared understanding about the need for a new government to embody a new stage in the quinquennium, a new path", announced the Elysee.

10: 02 - Édouard Philippe presented his resignation and that of his government

According to a communiqué of the Elysée palace published on Friday morning, the French Prime minister Édouard Philippe has delivered the resignation of his government to the president and Emmanuel Macron, who has accepted it. The council of ministers scheduled for this Friday morning is cancelled.

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Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 04:33

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