Former French Prime Minister Michel Rocard dies

Former French Prime Minister Michel Rocard dies

Former French Socialist prime minister Michel Rocard, hailed as a “visionary statesman”, died Saturday aged 85 his son Francis told AFP. Rocard served as prime minister for three years from mid-1988 under Francois Mitterrand, a two-term Socialist president who led the country from 1981 to 1995. Mitterrand appointed Rocard to succeed future centre right president […]