France to hold presidential election in April 2022 - government source

PARIS (Reuters) - The first round of the France's presidential election will be held on April 10 next year, with the second round scheduled on April 24, a government source said on Tuesday, confirming a report by France Televisions.

The Interior Ministry declined to comment while the Prime Minister's office said it could not confirm the information.

President Emmanuel Macron was elected to a five-year mandate on May 7, 2017 and took office on May 14.

(Reporting by Elisabeth Pineau, Writing by Dominique Vidalon, Editing by Benoit Van Overstraeten)

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