French President Macron rejects PM’s ‘courtesy resignation’
It was stated that French President Emmanuel Macron did not accept the resignation of Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne in order for the government to continue working.
French President Macron rejects PM’s ‘courtesy resignation’. In the news that the country’s press based on Elysee, it was stated that Macron turned down the “courtesy resignation” presented by Borne. It is reported that Macron turned down Borne’s resignation so that “the government can continue to work”.
Macron will hold one-on-one meetings with the heads of different political parties in the Parliament today and tomorrow on the Elysee.
On the other hand, after the Ensemble (Together) alliance around Macron failed to gain an absolute majority in the Parliament in the general election held on June 19 in the second round, different figures from the opposition demanded Borne’s resignation.
Traditionally in France, after each general election, the incumbent prime minister offers his resignation to the president. This situation is also called ‘courtesy resignation’.