Olivier Faure doesn’t “disqualify” Mélenchon at Matignon | EUROtoday

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LThe door stays huge open. The first secretary of the Socialist Party (PS), Olivier Faure, declared this Thursday, June 13 that he “ does not disqualify” the founding father of La France insoumise, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, from turning into Prime Minister within the occasion of victory of the “new popular front” within the early legislative elections.

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I am not disqualifying him, I am just saying that this choice will be a collective choice,” he stated concerning the chief of the Insoumis on RMC, including that he had “ no problem with the fact that he considers that he is one of those who can claim this position.”

From the time of the formation of the Nupes in spring 2022, “ he could legitimately claim it, he was even the only one,” believes Olivier Faure. “ Today it’s a little different,” observes the pink chief, who affirmed on Tuesday June 11 that there was “no there is no logic in Jean-Luc Mélenchon being the candidate of the united left.”

The boss of the PS this time defined that “ the new coalition will have to choose from among its members who is best able to repair “a” very fractured country”, which “ supposes a profile, not the most divisive, but which allows the country to be united.”

Mélenchon feels “capable” of being Prime Minister

The day earlier than, the founding father of La France insoumise had stated he felt “ capable” of being Prime Minister of a left-wing authorities within the occasion of the victory of the brand new “ popular front” made up of LFI, the PS, the Communist Party and environmentalists. An settlement on the sharing of constituencies was reportedly reached earlier within the afternoon.

I am not eliminating myself, but I am not imposing myself,” added the person who was already the designated candidate for Matignon from the previous left-wing Nupes alliance within the 2022 legislative elections.