“Today we renew reaffirm our commitment to undivided and indivisible Union,” Juncker said urging EU not to get bogged down in details that alienated voters.
“The truth is that the Left is incapable of winning this election and would only have a chance of succeeding if there was no adversary from the Right. That will not happen,” Fillon told francinfo radio.
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May for hosting her main rival, centrist Emmanuel Macron, while apparently snubbing her.
Born on July 5, 1911, in Monboudif, Cantal, France, Georges Pompidou worked as a teacher before and during World War II. Read Georges Pompidou Biography.
Fillon, at one point the favourite, has sunk to third place in opinion polls as he faces an investigation into allegations he paid his wife Penelope hundreds of thousands of euros of public funds for doing very little work as his parliamentary assistant
“I confirm once and for all that I will not be candidate to the presidency of the Republic,” former French prime minister Alain Juppe said.
A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, France, Russia, Britain or China to be adopted.
“We are building today much … stronger strategic communications inside here in the government,” Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said.
French President Francois Hollande fired back after Donald Trump remarked a friend thought “Paris is no longer Paris” after attacks by Islamist militants.
“I have decided to offer Emmanuel Macron an alliance. The danger is too big we must change things,” Francois Bayrou told a news conference, describing his decision as a “sacrifice”.
RUSSIA POLITICS: France, Germany Slam Putin’s Decision to Recognize Passports Issued By Separatist Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
Putin on Saturday issued an order for Russian authorities to recognize identity documents, diplomas, birth and marriage certificates and vehicle registration plates issued in the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in east Ukraine.
The court said in a statement that law enforcement agencies in France had enough other resources to monitor websites which incited militancy, and people who clearly had “a terrorist intention”.
“If you’re told I lead a double life with Mr Gallet it’s because my hologram has escaped,” Emmanuel Macron told supporters at a rally.
Charge against Sarkozy, who led France for five years from 2007, exposes the 62-year old conservative politician to a one-year prison sentence if convicted.