Former Conservative French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his support for Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential election. France This Tuesday (12). Macron faces Marine Le Pen from the right, slightly ahead of his opponent.
Sarkozy’s declared vote is intended to win over conservative right – wing voters, but it will complicate Macron’s attack on convincing the French left, who voted overwhelmingly in the first round. Jean-Luc Mലlenchon finished thirdAlmost tied to the pen in.
“I would vote for Emmanuel Macron because I think he has the experience he needs at a time when we are facing a deep international crisis, which is more complicated than ever,” Sarkozy said in a post on social media.
Second Round in France: Discover the suggestions of Macron and Le Pen
Macron is trying to convince working-class voters to vote for him in the second round more than the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. One of the main criticisms of Macron’s voters is the president’s proposal to raise the retirement age to 65. Le Pen, who made a harsh and far-right speech in the last election, suggests that the minimum age for retirement should be 62 years.
“He (Sarkozy) is a respected figure on the right, but not unanimously, he remains a bogeyman for the left,” a former Socialist minister who now supports Macron told Reuters.
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