The Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe today resigned, it took the President Emmanuel macron. It is reported by radio RFI , citing a statement from the Elysee Palace.
The current members of the Cabinet will continue its work until a new government is appointed.
The RFI notes that Philip could soon again to occupy the post of Prime Minister.
Philip was the Prime Minister of France in 2017. Before that for seven years he was mayor of the city of Le Havre. In the second round municipal elections, held on 28 June, he was again elected mayor of Le Havre.
The resignation of the Cabinet is a logical step in the political life of France, when, after the election results were announced, the government goes, says Euronews. According to the law, the Cabinet member or the Deputy of the National Assembly it is prohibited to combine the position and mandates in the legislative and Executive branches of government, in this case, you want to choose one or the other.
Earlier the politician admitted that he could leave the Premiership if elected mayor, however, said that would leave this decision to the discretion of the President of France.