The meeting began at the Elysee between Jean Castix and the presidential candidates
Prime Minister Jan Castex has been in talks since 3:00 pm in Matignon with the main presidential candidates for a follow-up meeting on the conflict in Ukraine “And the decisions taken by France and the European Union to respond to them”.
The Prime Minister is accompanied by Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly, Minister Plenipotentiary for Public Accounts Olivier Dusupt and Government Spokesperson Gabriel Atal, as well as Chief of Defense Staff General Thierry Burkhard.
Matignon said that only advertised candidates who had collected at least 300 sponsorships were invited. Among them, Marine Le Pen, Valérie Pécresse, Eric Zymour, Yannick Gadot, Fabien Roussel, Nicolas Dupont Aignan, Anne Hidalgo went to Matignon.
Jean LaSalle, who first confirmed his existence, posted a message on Twitter at 2:58 p.m. indicating that he had finally He decided to decline the invitation of the Prime Minister.. Lotte Auvriere’s candidate, Nathalie Arthoud, also declined to accept the invitation.
Jean-Luc Melenchon had intended to be represented by LFI deputy Bastien Lachaud, a proposal rejected by Matignon, who specified that the invitation concerned only candidates.
Christian Taubira, who was not invited because she collected only 130 sponsors during the last census of the Constitutional Council, denounced Discover this rule..
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