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Lemaire rules out calling on voters to choose a far-left candidate to stem the march of the far-right

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire ruled out today Monday 7/1 calling on voters to choose a far-left candidate from the LFI party if that is the only realistic alternative to halt the march a candidate from the far-right National Alarm (RN) party. Marine Le Pen’s RN made historic gains and took first place in the first round of the French parliamentary elections, but the final outcome of the election will depend on the alliances that will be formed in the coming days, ahead of the second round that will be held on next Sunday. Leaders of both the left-wing New Popular Front and Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance made it clear last night, Sunday, that they would withdraw their own candidates in districts where another candidate is better placed to beat the RN in next Sunday’s run-off . “The LFI is a danger to the nation,” Lemaire told the […]
Source: News Beast

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