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Vive la France! Despite the talk about the French wanting to quit France it appears to be a popular country after all. After announcing a 14 percent rise in people gaining French nationality, the government wants to make it even easier.

France's Interior Minister Manuel Valls announced on Wednesday that the number of people gaining French nationality in the last year has risen by 14 percent.  And Valls, who was born in Spain but gained French citizenship in 1981, wants those numbers to increase even more.

In 2012 46,000 applications for French citizenship were accepted by authorities but the interior minister wants that number to top 100,000 in the future.


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