French President Emmanuel Macron is sticking to his reform plans for the French abroad territory within the face of significant unrest in Neucaledonia again first. “I have committed myself to ensuring that this reform does not come into force in the current context,” mentioned Macron after lengthy talks with political leaders within the island's capital Nouméa. They wish to give themselves a number of weeks in order that the scenario calms down and political discussions could be resumed. But the reform is politically reliable, he mentioned.

The deliberate constitutional modification gives for hundreds of French-born residents of the South Pacific island group to be granted the suitable to vote earlier. This sparked protests.

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