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Agenda for Monday 28 February
War in Ukraine
The government informs the candidates. Prime Minister Jean Castex receives the main declared candidates for the presidential election at Matignon at 3 p.m. “for a meeting to follow up on the conflict contested by Russia and the decisions taken by France and the European Union to respond to it”, according to a press release sent by his services – the exact list of invited candidates has not been transmitted. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Florence Parly, Minister for the Armed Forces, and Gabriel Attal, government spokesperson, will also be present.
Agricultural centre. The Socialist candidate, Anne Hidalgo, that of the Republicans, Valérie Pécresse, as well as the representative of the French Communist Party, Fabien Roussel, are expected during the day at the International Agricultural Show, at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center, in Paris.
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