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French premier Philippe replaced in major Macron reshuffle

BY Mutaz Ahmed | tweet mutazahmd   /  3 July 2020

Edouard Philippe has resigned as prime minister of France ahead of a long-anticipated government reshuffle. It’s a precedent for prime ministers to issue their resignation to the President before reshuffles, and they are sometimes reappointed a few hours later. The sight of removal vans outside the Hotel de Matignon, however, confirmed that Philippe was departing for good.


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