Deconfinement: “There is a will” to reopen shops and cultural places “at the same time”, according to a mayor consulted by the head of state

Emmanuel Macron met on Tuesday mayors by videoconference to take stock of the health crisis.

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“There is a desire to have a harmonized response and to be able to reopen all of our businesses and cultural activities in the region at the same time”, explains Tuesday April 27 on franceinfo Valentin Belleval, DVD mayor of Hazebrouck (North), after having spoken, with other elected officials, with Emmanuel Macron, on the occasion of a videoconference on the management of the health crisis .

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“There is a will displayed this evening by the Head of State to say that if we decide in mid-May to reopen non-food businesses, we will have to have the same logic with all the activities that are part of everyday life French. This will be true for the terraces of restaurants, cinemas, museums “, continues Valentin Belleval, while specifying that “the proportion” in which these places will be able to reopen has not yet been “clearly decided”.

“We did not have a specific date”, adds the elected, even if a deadline has been given to the mayors, “that, at the latest, next week, during which the mayors will have a very precise framework of this deconfinement, which will allow by mid-May to make a return to the whole of the territory”, he clarified.

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