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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (to the left of Emmanuel Macron) near Moritzburg Castle, near Dresden (Germany), May 27, 2024.

A “Europe Day” and an viewers of younger Germans attracted there by a music pageant: in Dresden, Emmanuel Macron took benefit of the second day of his state go to to Germany, Monday May 27, to name for mobilization in opposition to the far proper in a rally in style with the looks of an electoral rally. “An evil wind is blowing across Europe, so let’s wake up!” », he mentioned. Another means for him to get entangled from overseas within the European election marketing campaign, at a time when the presidential camp remains to be lagging far behind the checklist of the National Rally (RN), lower than two weeks earlier than the election on 9 June.

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Barely welcomed by the President of the Federal Republic, the social democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the pinnacle of state had set the tone the day earlier than in Berlin: “Defender of Europe, I consider it my particular responsibility to engage in the European debate, even as president, to unmask the ideas of the National Rally”justified Mr. Macron within the park of the Château de Bellevue, the residence of his host, in the beginning of this primary state go to by a French president for 24 years and that of Jacques Chirac.

If the RN and its allies had ruled these final 5 years in Europe, “we would not have had the vaccine, not had a European recovery plan, no capacity to respond to migratory challenges among Europeans, we would not have had a European Green Deal and a capacity to manage decarbonization”added the French president. “We would have abandoned Ukraine to support Russia, which all the nationalists in our countries support. And so the story would not be the same,” he continued.

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“Peace does not mean surrender”

Still alongside Mr. Steinmeier, Mr. Macron went on Monday morning to bow earlier than the black marble steles of the Holocaust memorial, erected after Reunification on the route of the previous Berlin Wall, on the foot of the Brandenburg Gate. Shortly after, within the neighboring French embassy, ​​the pinnacle of state adorned Serge and Beate Klarsfeld, who devoted their lives to monitoring down Nazi criminals. “Good memory, [c’est] one which also allows us to remain vigilant in the face of anti-Semitism, negationism, xenophobia”, he underlined, welcoming the couple's dedication in opposition to anti-Semitism, within the context of Hamas assaults in opposition to the Jewish state. But with out alluding to the latest help given by the Klarsfelds to the RN, although they’d lengthy fought the National Front based by Jean-Marie Le Pen.

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