Thomas Bach was not concerned about the impact of legislative elections
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Thomas Bach was not concerned about the impact of legislative elections

– Published on June 11, 2024

Paris 2024

Coincidentally, Thomas Bach was in Paris on Monday, June 10, the day after Emmanuel Macron announced the dissolution of the National Assembly following the victory of the National Assembly (RN) list in the European elections. Invited to participate in the Board of Directors of COJO Paris 2024, the IOC President wanted to ensure the consequences for the preparation and organization of the Games of the next elections to the legislative bodies in France (June 30 and July 7), and the subsequent formation of a new government. “France is used to holding elections– he commented. Elections are a democratic process that do not interfere with the Olympic Games. There is great unity towards the Paris Olympics. Everyone will support the gamesLess than 50 days before the opening ceremony, the political uncertainty caused by Emmanuel Macron’s decision announced on Sunday evening should not have a major impact on the event, as COJO has entered operational mode and all the most important decisions have already been made. However, the legislative elections and the subsequent announcement of a new government herald a major change in the cast of political actors most directly linked to the Olympic Games Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, Minister of Sports and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, should not be able to. maintain your position. The same perspective for the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, who is very involved in the security plan.

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