French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and his government have resign
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The French government led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and his government have given their resignations, which the french President Emmanuel Macron has accepted according to the Elysee Palace.
There was no answer to why on the given statement issued on Friday, but a cabinet shuffle had been widely expected after Macron make known to chart a new course for the last two years of his term.
The government will continue to handle “day-to-day matters” until a new government is formed, the presidency said. The Elysee Palace later said the new prime minister was expected to be named “within hours”.
It was not immediately clear whether Philippe would be called upon to form the new government.