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8:13 p.m. : “2020 must open the decade of rediscovered unity of the Nation. I will fight with determination against the forces that undermine national unity”, continues Emmanuel Macron. He is announcing measures on the subject soon.
8:12 p.m. : “2020 will be the year when a new ecological model must be deployed”, says Emmanuel Macron.
8:11 p.m. : “We will begin to revalue and transform the careers of teachers, professors, carers”, announces the president.
8:08 p.m. : “I am like you impatient to see the situation improve for all of us. We have to catch up a lot of delay, it does not happen overnight.”, continues Emmanuel Macron who does not want to give up anything “to pessimists and immobility”.
8:07 p.m. : “I also hear a lot of lies and manipulation. Appeasement must always take precedence over confrontation. (…) I expect the government of Edouard Philippe to find the way to a rapid compromise in the respect for the principles that I have just recalled “, says the head of state.
8:05 p.m. : “It is a project of justice and social progress”, says the president about the controversial pension reform.
8:05 p.m. : “The pension reform to which I have committed myself before you and which is being carried by the government will be completed”, announces Emmanuel Macron.
8:04 p.m. : “I understand how the decisions taken can sometimes collide, give rise to fears and opposition. Should we therefore give up changing our country and our daily lives? No. Because that would be abandoning those that the system has already given up, would be to betray our children, their children after them, who would then have to pay the price for our renunciations “, says Emmanuel Macron.
8:04 p.m. : “I take this evening before you the commitment to devote all my energy to transform our country to make it stronger, fairer, more human. I realize that changes often shake up. But worries cannot lead to inaction. Because there is too much to do “, ensures Emmanuel Macron.
8:03 p.m. : “More than 500,000 jobs have been created since May 2017 (…) France had not experienced such momentum for years. All of this, we did it together”, continues the president.
8:02 p.m. : “With the great national debate, faced with the angers expressed by the movement of the 'yellow vests', we have been able to establish a respectful and republican dialogue, unprecedented in a democracy, and to take significant decisions“, says Emmanuel Macron.
8:01 p.m. : “For the third time since the start of my mandate, I have the honor to address you on December 31”, begins Emmanuel Macron. He has a thought for those who “are sick or are alone”.
7:59 p.m. : Emmanuel Macron now presents his wishes to the French. Follow his speech in our live.
7:42 p.m. : The wishes of Emmanuel Macron are eagerly awaited. At 8 p.m., the President of the Republic will speak on television, while strikes continue to paralyze part of the country. You can follow his intervention live.