Baku. 3 January. REPORT.AZ/ New Year, new resignation: Sylvain Fort, director of communications for French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that he is stepping down from his position at the end of the month, adding another name to the list of government officials who have quit under the increasingly embattled president. Report informs citing TASS.
On Thursday Fort confirmed the report to the French public radio broadcaster France Info, saying that he had informed Macron of his decision some weeks ago.
Fort said he was stepping down for personal reasons.
"After two and a half years of tireless work for the candidate and then for our president, I would like to focus on other professional and personal projects, and especially on devoting time to my family," Fort said.
Fort said that "he remains completely loyal to President Macron" and that their "special relationship has not been affected."