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LEmmanuel Macron's look on the Agricultural Show on Saturday February 24 triggered fairly a stir. Numerous clashes and fights punctuated his go to, whereas the stress was already palpable earlier than the opening of this re-creation. And a brand new component has come to revive the controversy regarding the invitation of the environmentalist motion Les Uprisings of the Earth to the large debate that the President of the Republic needed and which he lastly canceled on Friday.

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The mere title of the collective described as radical environmentalism had aroused the anger of spokespersons for the FNSEA and Young Farmers unions. It is “an unacceptable provocation,” stated Arnaud Rousseau, the spokesperson for the FNSEA. The unions demanded the cancellation of the controversy.

READ ALSO Agricultural Show: Emmanuel Macron cancels the large debateFaced with the accusations, Emmanuel Macron “very angry” defended himself this Saturday, February 24 on the Agricultural Show for by no means having “thought” of inviting the environmental motion. “I completely deny this information. Totally. I never thought of initiating such an invitation. And you are talking to the President of the Republic who took it upon himself to pass through the Council of Ministers the dissolution of the Earth Uprisings,” he then informed the journalists current.

“We have indeed been contacted to participate in the debate”

In an surprising twist, the Earth Uprising collective blames the blow in a publication on X. And to elucidate that they have been certainly approached, however indirectly by the Élysée. “The offices of Pascal Canfin and Gabriel Attal tried to contact us in order to send us an invitation,” they merely wrote in response to the pinnacle of state’s denial.