Macron government reshuffle delayed until weekend

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A much awaited reshuffle of Emmanuel Macron's government, prompted by the surprise resignation last week of his interior minister, has been postponed until after the French president returns on Friday from a visit to Armenia, prompting speculation over disagreements with his prime minister.

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President Emmanuel Macron is testing French patience. More than a week has gone by since the resignation of his interior minister, with no sign of a new cabinet team being appointed. The anticipated reshuffle will not now take place until after the president returns on Friday from a planned trip to Armenia, Macron’s office said, reports Bloomberg.