- The Socialist French Prime Minister Manuel Valls makes at the beginning of the evening in Evry known that he wants to be a candidate for president of the Parti Socialiste (PS). The French media reported. Valls lunch Monday with fellow party member and President Francois Hollande, who make last week approved a chance to win the presidential elections in April and May.
Thus the way is free for Valls to give the center-left and socialist France to rally behind him. It is believed that Valls Monday resign his position to pounce on the campaign. Possible successors are the current ministers of Home Affairs, Bernard Cazeneuve (53), and the Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (69).
The 54-year-old born in Spain Valls was promoted by the Hollande late March 2014 of interior minister to prime minister. Valls who among other things ' economically realistic '' describes, the prestige of the government must boost after the PS libelous expired municipal elections.