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French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron attends a political rally for his recently launched political movement, En Marche!, or Forward!, in Paris, France, July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

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PARIS (Reuters) - French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has resigned from government, the French president's office said on Tuesday, adding that Finance Minister Michel Sapin would take over the portfolio together with his current finance role.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Ingrid Melander)

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