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France still planning on regional elections in June: Castex

Debate and vote at the French Parliament on measures to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government is still expecting that upcoming regional elections will be held in June as planned, providing health conditions allow it, Prime Minister Jean Castex told parliament on Thursday, a day after the country announced a third lockdown to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by GV De Clercq)

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