Le Pen to Hold Referendum on French EU Exit in First Half of 2018 if ElectedPublished 2017-04-21
Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in the upcoming French presidential elections, intends to hold a referendum on l...
PARIS (Sputnik) — The first round of the French presidential elections is scheduled for this Sunday, while the run-off is set for May 7. "Marine Le Pen said that she wanted an exit of the European Union organized with our European partners and that this departure would be sanctioned by a referendum. [Which will be held] undoubtedly in the first half of 2018," David Rachline said. According to Le Pen's campaign manager, she also wants to "drastically change economic policy, while putting an end to increasing financialization and globalization of the economy." "We were warned of a catastrophe with the Brexit vote, the facts, however, disagree with those merchants of fear who in reality do not want us to touch this system, which grants them numerous advantages!" Rachline pointed out. The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union and the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election in 2016 were seen as big victories for the anti-establishment and anti-globalist movement. Le Pen's approach seems in sync with the growing anti-globalism trend... Read more (4 min reading time!)
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