Macron Accepts Letter of Resignation from Prime Minister Castex

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French President Emmanuel Macron accepted the letter of resignation from his Prime Minister, Jean Castex, on Monday.


Castex will handle the current affairs until the appointment of the new government. That writes the French news agency AFP.

“I have just submitted my letter of resignation,” Castex said when he arrived at the Matignon hotel on Monday after meeting the president at the Elysée.

According to government sources, the transfer of power between Castex and its successor will take place around 7 p.m. on Monday evening.

In recent days, several names have been mentioned who could succeed him, including current Minister of Labor Elisabeth Borne.

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