Calm has still not fully returned to New Caledonia, where nights of violence have been occurring one after the other for a week. This, while the National Assembly gave the green light on Wednesday to the constitutional bill which plans to expand the electorate in the archipelago. A contested electoral reform, already adopted in the Senate, which must be validated “before the end of June” in Congress, bringing together deputies and senators.

Too early for the President of the National Assembly, Yaël Braun-Pivet, who pleaded on Friday to “push back the date” of the convocation of the Congress, during a crisis meeting in Matignon. A request shared by several parliamentarians, including the Renaissance president of the law commission at the Palais Bourbon, Sacha Houlié, and the boss of centrist senators, Hervé Marseille. The president of the LR deputies, Olivier Marleix, for his part opposed it “so as not to give the feeling that the rioters are winning. »