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November 11, 1991 | From Reuters
President Francois Mitterrand said Sunday that he will propose a major reform of the French constitution next year and hinted that he might step down before his term ends in 1995. In an attempt to confound the conservative opposition and change the focus of political debate, he said the reforms will involve reducing the presidential term of office from seven years to five and increasing Parliament's powers. He said it will be submitted to a referendum. "I will correct these institutions . . .
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November 11, 1991 | From Reuters
President Francois Mitterrand said Sunday that he will propose a major reform of the French constitution next year and hinted that he might step down before his term ends in 1995. In an attempt to confound the conservative opposition and change the focus of political debate, he said the reforms will involve reducing the presidential term of office from seven years to five and increasing Parliament's powers. He said it will be submitted to a referendum. "I will correct these institutions . . .
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