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France's Macron to unveil long-awaited reform plan

Thursday's news conference will be the first time President Emmanuel Macron address the French media, without standing alongside a foreign dignitary. – AFP/VNA PhotoPARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron will unveil his long-awaited response to nearly six months of humiliating street protests today as he lays out reform plans that could prove decisive for his political future. Macron swept to power in 2017 on hopes he would be a youthful breath of fresh air for France. And a day later, someone leaked the entire text of his reform plan speech to the media. "This is an unprecedented exercise for Emmanuel Macron, who has been inclined to short-circuit traditional media, preferring a locked up communication carried out via social media," Le Parisien newspaper said.

Source: Viet Nam News April 25, 2019 02:03 UTC