Macron says parties must cooperate after he loses control of parliament

In his first public comments since the election, France’s president said that agreements needed to be found across party lines and that he would seek over the next weeks to establish a working majority.

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Leaders of France’s opposition parties all agree on the need to avoid political gridlock and must now learn to compromise, Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, as he faces the biggest crisis of his career and unprecedented political deadlock after losing control of parliament, reports The Guardian