Emmanuel Macron rejects PM resignation ahead of talks on France deadlock

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PARIS – Following the loss of the ruling party’s majority in elections, French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne offered her resignation to President Emmanuel Macron, but the head of state declined, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

Macron believes the government must “remain on task and act,” and the president will now seek “constructive solutions” to the political impasse in negotiations with opposition parties, according to an unnamed presidential official.

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