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French PM Philippe resigns

Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe (pictured) resigned, the Elysee office announced on Friday.

"Mr. Edouard Philippe today handed in the resignation from the government to the President of the Republic, who accepted it. He ensured that he will handle the affairs along with the other members of the government until the new government is appointed," the statement read.

Phillipe has been the country's Prime Minister since May 2017.

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