France's Macron considers convening parliament in Versailles palace

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 25, 2017 7:25 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron is considering convening parliament in the palace of Versailles to address deputies and senators, government spokesman Christophe Castaner said on Sunday.

Castaner, speaking on LCI television, said he could not confirm or deny that July 3 was the date when both houses of parliament could convene at Versailles. French deputies usually meet in the National Assembly in Paris and French Senators in the French Senate also in Paris.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon. Editing Jane Merriman)