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France's President Macron calls special parliamentary session | Reuters

PARIS France's President Emmanuel Macron has called a special parliamentary session for both houses on July 3, the president of the Senate said on Wednesday.

Convening a joint session of parliament - known as a Congress - at Versailles, the palace of France's former monarchy, is a rare procedure generally reserved for constitutional revisions and major presidential speeches.

(Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Writing by Richard Lough; Editing by Ingrid Melander)

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Published Date: Jun 28, 2017 22:04 PM | Updated Date: Jun 28, 2017 22:04 PM

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