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French government resigns, PM to form new cabinet

English.news.cn   2014-08-25 17:52:14
 • French PM Valls on Monday submitted the resignation of his government to President Francois Hollande.
 • Hollande accepted the cabinet's resignation and instructed Valls to form a new cabinet.
 • Economy Minister Montebourg leveled his blunt criticism aganist the government's economic policies.

 

PARIS,Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Monday submitted the resignation of his government to President Francois Hollande, a day after Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg leveled his blunt criticism aganist the government's economic policies.

Hollande accepted the cabinet's resignation and instructed Valls to form a new cabinet "consistent with directions he has set himself for" the country, said the Elysee Palace in a statement.

The new cabinet will be named on Tuesday, said the statement.

Montebourg on Saturday criticised German austerity measures, saying deficit-reduction measures were crippling the euro zone's economies

He warned that France should no longer "be pushed around" by the EU's economic powerhouse.

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