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Macron's divisive reshuffle: Casting error or force for re-election?

By: Mark OWEN Follow | Alessandro XENOS

Protests are set for Paris again, with medical staff calling for a better deal. The complaints of the frontline staff in the coronavirus pandemic put into sharp focus the challenges facing the new French government. But is the new team fit for the task? Prime Minister Jean Castex has defended the selection, in particular his choice of interior minister, who is still facing an active investigation over alleged rape. The new justice minister is also making headlines for the wrong reasons. These are two high-profile cases, but how many of the new team are the right pick for their post?


Produced by Alessandro XENOS and Petros KONSTANTINIDIS.

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