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French PM Elisabeth Borne resigns


French President Emmanuel Macron accepted on Monday the resignation of Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne.

The announcement came following a two-hour meeting between the two at the Elysee presidential palace.

On his social media, Macron praised the work of Borne. "You have implemented our project with the courage, devotion and determination of stateswomen," he wrote.

Macron is expected to appoint a new prime minister who will be responsible for forming a new government in the coming days.

(Cover: French Prime minister Elisabeth Borne poses in her office at Hotel de Matignon, the official residence of the Prime Minister of France, in Paris, France, May 31, 2022. /CFP)

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency
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