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France to announce extra measures to offset energy prices by end of week - Le Maire

French politician Bruno Le Maire, member of the conservative Les Republicains political party and candidate for their presidential primary, attends a rally as he campaigns in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government plans to announce by the end of the week additional measures to help offset a surge in energy prices, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.

Le Maire made the comments at a press conference held after a meeting with the European Union commission's vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon, editing by Tassilo Hummel)

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