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The French cabinet led by Prime Minister Francois Fillon resigns, paving the way for a reshuffle by President Nicolas Sarkozy. Fillon remains as Prime Minister with Michele Alliot-Marie becoming the Minister for Foreign Affairs replacing Bernard Kouchner.

Following the resignation of the government over the weekend, a required step before a cabinet reshuffle, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has reappointed the popular Francois Fillon (pictured) as Prime Minister.

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  2. BBC
  3. France 24
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