The French government resigned

Bernard Cazeneuve

The Prime Minister of France Bernard Cazeneuve, and the government resigned on the eve of the entry into the powers of the elected President Emmanuel Macron. The corresponding statement posted on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday, may 10.

“Due to the fact that the constitutional Council announced the official results of the elections of the President, and in accordance with the Republican tradition, I have the honour to announce his resignation and the resignation of the government” — are the words Kazneva in the document.

The current President of France Francois Hollande government’s resignation was accepted. The Prime Minister and the members of the new government will be appointed early next week. Presidential mandate the Hollande expires may 14 at midnight.

The resignation of the government in France is a traditional formality that allows elected head of state to form a new Cabinet after the publication of the final results of the presidential election.

In France, on 7 may, was held the second round of elections. The President of the Republic was elected Emmanuel macron, who scored more than 66 percent of the vote. The inauguration of the new head of state will be held may 14.