INFO LE FIGARO – The date of December 12 has the preference of the executive, which wants the vote on independence to be held before the presidential election.
Emmanuel Macron has chosen to get out of the uncertainty in New Caledonia as quickly as possible. According to information from Figaro, the executive wants to organize next December the third and last referendum on independence, demanded by the separatists in the Pacific archipelago. One way not to wait until September-October 2022, after the presidential election, to lift the mortgage on New Caledonia, which has been engaged for more than thirty years in an unprecedented process of decolonization. The date of December 12 is mentioned at the top of the state.
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Subtle arbitration, this schedule was announced on Tuesday to the main Caledonian officials, invited to the Elysée at the end of the summit opened on May 26 in Paris to work on the consequences of the “yes” and “no” to independence. It is due to be officially presented on Wednesday by the Minister of Overseas Affairs, Sébastien Lecornu, at the end of the Council of Ministers. “A global calendar has been defined in order to be able to draw a perspective”, explains a
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