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Emmanuel Macron receives Sergio Mattarella, the military programming bill, Mike Pence and Roland-Garros… All the news of the day.

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Holger Rune takes on Casper Ruud in the Roland-Garros quarter-finals.
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Policy. President Macron receives this Wednesday, June 7 his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella in the name of the “relationship of trust and friendship” between Rome and Paris, but also of the “exceptional ties that unite” the two countries, explained the Elysée, as the two countries have been torn apart over immigration issues recently.

READ ALSOImmigration: can the right derogate from European law? Laws. The military programming bill (2024-2030) is submitted to the solemn vote of the deputies this Wednesday. Vote at first reading. “We are moving towards a vote for first reading, conditioned on the fact that in the Senate the government goes after the promises it seemed to make”, said Olivier Marleix, boss of the LR group, which provides 413 billion euros. euros over seven years to finance the armies.

READ ALSOThe government confirms heavy investments for the military budgetInternational. Former Vice President Mike Pence filed for the White House on Monday, according to documents released by the Federal Election Commission (FEC), and will therefore challenge his former boss Donald Trump in the 2024 Republican primaries. But he is expected to officially announce it during a program broadcast on CNN this Wednesday.

READ ALSOPresidential in the United States: the disastrous campaign launch of Ron DeSantisSports. After the victories of Djokovic and Alcaraz, place in the last two quarter-finals of Roland-Garros. A huge duel awaits the French spectators: it will oppose the Dane Holger Rune, world number 6, to the Norwegian Casper Ruud, number 4. Match to follow in night session. The German Alexander Zverev will face him, in the afternoon, the Argentinian Tomas Martin Etcheverry, who defeated Nishioka in the previous round.

READ ALSORoland-Garros: Alcaraz joins Djokovic in the semi-finals

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