Emmanuel Macron has chosen Stephane Ségournet as the new foreign minister during the French cabinet reshuffle, according to reports. POLITICO.
The Brussels newspaper notes that Ms Ségur's appointment is likely to have a major impact on European centrists ahead of the European elections in June. The 38-year-old plays a key role in the European Parliament, in the Renewal Group, and in France he leads Macron's Ennahda party.
The new French Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, will continue to work with many of his former colleagues, including the likes of Gérald Darmanin, who will remain Interior Minister.
Darmanin, who is running for prime minister and has been mentioned as a potential candidate in the upcoming presidential election, is said to be uneasy about the choice of Gabriel Attal, a 34-year-old rising politician with fast experience. -Rising popularity.
Bruno Le Maire, another key member of the government whose presidential ambitions are considered an open secret in Paris's political circles, will remain economy minister.
Emmanuel Macron said he expects a fresh start after a turbulent 2023 marked by mass protests, riots and divisions within his camp.
Key members of the left-wing government expressed their dissatisfaction, and Health Minister Aurelien Rousseau resigned after the government reached a compromise with hardline conservatives over an immigration bill that the far right described as an ideological victory.