Cazeneuve named as new French Prime Minister

Cazeneuve named as new French Prime Minister
# 06 December 2016 10:17 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA. Bernard Cazeneuve, currently French interior minister, will replace Manuel Valls as the country's new prime minister, President Francois Hollande's office said on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

"He's a strong personality, with experience of state affairs," said a source in the president's entourage, commenting on Cazeneuve's appointment.

Valls is stepping down in order to seek the Socialist Party's nomination to be its presidential candidate in the 2017 election.

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