French President, Emmanuel Macron To Visit Nigeria In July, Address National Assembly
08 February, 2018, 00:44 | Author: Marjorie Miles
"Though Macron is now implementing a reform that will allow regions to adjust the general law to make it more applicable for their specific needs, Corsica would like to go even further by having a special provision added to the French constitution based on Article 74, which is dedicated to French overseas territories, the lawmaker explained".
"I'm for that everyone in the republic can express their identity", he said.
He offered the unexpected, symbolic move of recognition in the Constitution, a long-standing demand of Corsican nationalists.
The newly elected leaders on the French Mediterranean island hope that Saturday's march will spur on fresh talks with the French government about demands including equal status for the Corsican language and the release of Corsican prisoners held in mainland prisons.
"He didn't do it".
Wrapping up his first visit there since Corsican nationalists swept elections in December, Macron projected the image of a strong unified France and said "non" to demands to recognize Corsican as a second official language. "We consider that it is a missed opportunity", he added.
Corsican nationalism has always been a challenge to the highly centralised French government system, but the territory is economically weak and dependent on the mainland for state funding and its exports. Its local culture has Italian elements and the local language is similar to Italian.
The comments echo remarks from the European Commission, which polices fiscal policy in the 28-member bloc, and the International Monetary Fund which remain concerned by French debt.
Earlier, Talamoni said he would be "dismayed" if Macron "closes the doors" to dialogue.
But Mr Macron promised more investment and said he was open to transferring more powers to local authorities.
The politician said that the constitutional amendments related to Corsica'sautonomy demands would face opposition in Paris, however, Ajaccio would continue its struggle to gain more rights from the central government.
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