Veolia embarked on Sunday in a heavy buyout operation of its competitor Suez.

Thursday, during his press conference, Prime Minister Jean Castex considered that this rapprochement "makes sense" from an industrial point of view.

The merger of the two French water and waste giants Veolia and Suez "makes sense" from an industrial point of view, Prime Minister Jean Castex ruled on Thursday, while recalling that the State would be vigilant on maintaining employment in France.

Among the "essential" conditions for the State to see this operation in a positive light, figure "the sustainability of employment" and "industrial logic", said the head of government at a press conference on the stimulus plan.

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