The second round of municipal elections in France will take place on 28 June, said, on Friday, the Prime minister, Édouard Philippe, in preventing that this decision was “reversible” if the sanitary conditions were bound to deteriorate.

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“After you have weighed the pros and cons, we believe that the democratic process must take its course,” said the Prime minister during a press conference at Matignon, in pointing out that a “clause of revoyure” with the scientific council will take place within two weeks.