French government participant in New Caledonia referendum process – Philippe

Edouard Philippe. Picture: AFP via RNZ

NOUMEA, 18 JULY 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – The French prime minister Edouard Philippe says in New Caledonia’s independence referendum the French government is not an arbiter but a participant in the process. Philippe made the comment after he was called on by a French Polynesian parliamentarian for France to show the impartiality of a referee. […]

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