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POlympic flame ace in New Caledonia. The Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, introduced throughout a gathering in Matignon on Friday May 17 that it could not happen as deliberate on June 11 because of the riots shaking the archipelago, in accordance with info from BFMTV.

The Olympic flame was to reach on the bottom of the archipelago for the primary time. On the day's program: mountain bike, horseback and canoe relays. The Paris 2024 video games committee had deliberate “a strong moment” with “a giant guard of honor” in Nouméa, simply earlier than “the cauldron is lit”.

But given the violent riots underway in New Caledonia, the occasion is not going to happen. Since the beginning of the week, clashes have left six useless, together with two gendarmes, in opposition to the backdrop of controversial electoral reform. This Saturday, an trade of fireside left one useless and two injured within the north of the island.

Create a “dialogue mission”

Faced with these tensions, on Friday, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal introduced collectively in Matignon the parliamentary liaison committees on New Caledonia, which deliver collectively the President of the Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet, the President of the Senate, Gérard Larcher, in addition to because the presidents of every parliamentary group or their representatives.

The President of the Senate and the President of the National Assembly “said that a dialogue mission should be able to be created” with a view to “finding a global agreement”. For his half, the president of the centrist group within the Senate, Hervé Marseille, mentioned he famous a “convergence” of members to request a dialogue mission and the postponement of the convocation of the Congress, which should validate the electoral reform contested by the separatists.