New French PM says new lockdown would not be nationwide

French Prime Minister Jean Castex arrives to attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

New French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Wednesday that in case of a new major coronavirus outbreak, any new lockdown would be targeted, not nationwide.

He also said in an interview with news channel BFM that after talks on pension reform were halted due to a two-month coronavirus lockdown, new talks with unions would start before July 20.

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