French Prime Minister Announces New Cabinet

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- French Socialist Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has completed his first task on the job and named the new Cabinet.
Laurent Fabius, a veteran Socialist and former prime minister, is to be the new foreign minister, replacing conservative Alain Juppe.
Pierre Moscovici, President Francois Hollande's campaign director and a former minister for European affairs, will become finance minister.
Jean-Yves Le Drian, a friend of Hollande's, will head up the Defense Ministry. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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