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Uber scandal – Élysée’s first reaction: “Macron was of course in contact with service companies”

Place for the scandal that has erupted involving Uber took Monday morning (11/7) the Champs-Elysees Palace. The Élysée responded to the publications of several European newspapers about the mode of operation in the transportation sector of the company Uber and whether and how much Emmanuel Macron was in France its privileged interlocutor during the period 2014-2016 when he was in the Ministry of Finance, under the presidency of Francois Hollande .

According to an “in principle answer” given by the presidency of the Republic to questions from the newspaper Le Monde, which brought the matter to the public in France, “the Emmanuel Macronas minister of course at that time he was in contact with the companies involved in the deep changes in the transport services sector, facilitating the removal of some administrative or regulatory obstacles”.

The issue, as reported by the Athens News Agency, has already taken on political dimensions in France with the opposition considering Macron’s activities at the time to be problematic, while at the same time the French National Assembly is currently standing on the motion of censure submitted last week by the parties of the left and which according to all indications will not be passed.

Source: News Beast

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