Each to his own place: this is the message thatEmmanuel Macron, the new French president, has passed at the first Council of ministers on Thursday.
He has to give the cape and meaning to the action. The prime minister, the trade-offs daily, and the medium-term. To the ministers, to work in “collegial, discipline, solidarity and responsibility”.
At the end of the first Council of ministers, the @gouvernementFR rallied around the president @EmmanuelMacron for a family photo pic.twitter.com/whdwaq1SoV
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His experience in the quinquennium Holland, Emmanuel Macron seems to have learned a few lessons: no communication to the utmost; to avoid any clashes and reports up to ministers. To mark its territory
– in diplomacy and security, the president has had from Thursday, his first interview with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in which nothing is filtered. It convened as a Council of safety in the afternoon.
On the political pluralism of this government and the necessary search for compromise, the French are dubious. They would just have yet to see that it works in Switzerland. The head of State praised this diversity, calling each to remain what it is, but by inviting each other to not to be confined to their labels or to their political origins, in the exercise of their function. All, including the two ministers from the Republicans, will be required to support the candidates of the presidential majority. This goes better in the telling.
LIVE – First press briefing of the government at the conclusion of the Council of ministers https://t.co/VPPkcE9MLs pic.twitter.com/vLeBNGUYXK
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The appointment of Nicolas Hulot, as minister of State for the ecological Transition and solidarity, has also been the subject of a comment of a presidential decree. For Emmanuel Macron, “an industrial policy can only be modern if it does not take into account the issues of ecology”. Regarding the entrance of the environmentalist to the government, the spokesman Christophe Castaner stated that a minister “does not lay down conditions to a president or a prime minister”. Supporters of the president, and reminded, them, that the energy transition, reducing the share of nuclear to 50%, would occur at a realistic pace. And that the ecological transition would benefit from a budget of 15 billion euros. (24 hours)
Created: 19.05.2017, 09h16