Entire French Government Resigns Ahead Of Ministerial Reshuffle

From BNO: French Prime Minister François Fillon on Saturday offered the government’s resignation ahead of a long-awaited ministerial reshuffle.

“Pursuant to Article 8 of the Constitution, Mr. François Fillon presented to the President the resignation of the government,” a statement from French President Sarkozy’s office said. “The President accepted the resignation and has terminated the functions of Mr. François Fillon.”


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