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Under-fire French minister to resign and lead parliamentary group-source

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Paris | Monday, Jun 19 2017 IST
 
French minister Richard Ferrand, who has been fighting accusations of improper financial dealings during most of his few weeks in office, has agreed to resign from government, a source close to the presidency said today.Ferrand, who headed the campaign that swept Emmanuel Macron to power in a vote last May 7, is to leave the government to lead Macron's lawmakers in parliament, the source added.He was named minister for territorial planning in May, and is a former Socialist who became one of Macron's key early backers.He denied any wrongdoing after a public prosecutor opened an investigation.REUTERS RSD 2303

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