French parties brush off Macron appeal to unblock parliament

Thu, 2022-06-23 07:03

PARIS: French parties from left and right brushed off President Emmanuel Macron’s appeal for help to overcome a hung parliament on Thursday, demanding he clarify what compromises he was ready to make to win their backing.
Before heading off to a European Union summit in Brussels, Macron late on Wednesday made a televised speech in which he acknowledged that this month’s parliament elections had laid bare “deep divisions” across French society.

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