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French prime minister Edouard Philippe resigns, reshuffle expected

PARIS: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has resigned as a government reshuffle is expected in the coming days, the French presidency announced Friday.
The statement didn’t say whether whether Philippe will be replaced or will stay on as the head of a new government.
President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to open a new chapter for the two remaining years of his term that will focus on efforts to relaunch the French economy deeply hit by the coronavirus crisis.

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