France announces new cabinet of Prime Minister Jean Castex
The Secretary General of the Presidency of the French Republic, Alexis Kohler, announces the names of the new ministers of prime minister Jean Castex's government. Gérald Darmanin takes over the ministry of the interior, thus succeeding ousted Chr...
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