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France: Jean Castex kept in post at least until May 13 (official)

AA / Paris / Feïza Ben Mohamed

French Prime Minister Jean Castex “will remain in place” until the end of Emmanuel Macron’s first five-year term, which will officially end on May 13 at midnight, government spokesman Gabriel Attal announced at a conference on Wednesday. Press.

“The government is at its task to act, to protect the French, to take all the necessary decisions, and the time for individual decisions has not come and no proposal has been made to anyone in the matter,” said , moreover, assured Gabriel Attal.

The resignation of the executive should therefore not take place for several days while speculation is rife concerning the name of the future tenant of Matignon.

The government spokesman also confirmed that the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron for the second term “will take place this Saturday in accordance with what was announced by the Presidency of the Republic”.

“What I can tell you is that the Castex government will go to the end of this five-year term”, he continued without affirming that it was about the date of formation of a possible new government.

As a reminder, largely re-elected on April 24 with 58.55% of the vote, the outgoing president must, after the formation of his new government, put all the cards on his side for the legislative elections to be held on June 12 and 19. .

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