French Prime Minister Jean Castex resigns.President Emmanuel Macron will soon give a new name

Paris, May 16: French Prime Minister Jean Castex resigned as expected after the re-election of centrist President Emmanuel Macron last month. Castex came to President Elysee’s palace on Monday and officially offered to resign “accepted” by the president, Elysee said in a statement.

Macron will soon appoint a new prime minister. French media say that Labor Minister Elizabeth Borne is a favorite of the job. In France, it is common for a president to have multiple prime ministers during his term. Macron and his new Prime Minister will then meet in the coming days to appoint a completely new French government. Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron discuss Ukraine issues over the phone..

The new Prime Minister’s first mission is to ensure that Macron’s centrists and their allies are successful in the June French parliamentary elections. The voting scheduled for the second round will determine the group that will hold the majority of the seats in the Senate, which has the final say in the Senate in the French legislative process. Macron also promised a bill to deal with rising living costs in France, where food and energy prices are skyrocketing. It is expected to be prepared by his new government and presented shortly after the parliamentary elections.

If Macron wins a majority in parliament, the prime minister must ensure that the president’s promised pension changes, such as raising the minimum severance age from 62 to 65. The proposed changes have been criticized by workers. Union and left-wing voters. Macron also promised that the new Prime Minister would be in charge of the “Green Plan” and aim to accelerate the implementation of France’s climate-related policies. Macron has vowed to move “twice as fast” in the second phase to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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