In the occasion of a duel, Serge Klarsfeld will vote for RN “which supports the Jews”, dealing with LFI “resolutely anti-Jewish” | EUROtoday

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The historian and lawyer Serge Klarsfeld, an incredible defender of the reason for Jewish deportees from France, introduced on Saturday that within the occasion of a duel with the left throughout the second spherical of the legislative elections, he would vote for the National Rally, which ” is altering” and who “supports the Jews”.

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“I would vote for the National Rally because (…) the axis of my life is the defense of Jewish memory, the defense of persecuted Jews, the defense of Israel and I am confronted with an extreme left which is under the influence of La France insoumise with anti-Semitic overtones and violent anti-Zionism”. For the previous Nazi hunter, Serge Klarsfeld, the selection between RN and LFI for the legislative elections is past doubt.

Asked, Saturday June 16, on LCI to know what he would determine if he had to decide on between RN and France insoumise, he assured that he had “no hesitation”.

France Insoumise is a “resolutely anti-Jewish” get together, he stated. And in line with him, the National Rally “has changed”. It’s a celebration that helps Jews, that helps the State of Israel.”

Far-right events in Western and Central Europe “have denied anti-Semitism and support Jews,” added Serge Klarsfeld.

Serge Klarsfeld clarified that in his constituency, he meant to “vote as I have always done for a center party”.

At the tip of May, he informed AFP that the RN had “gradually entered the circle of republican parties”, even when he assured that he wouldn’t vote for this get together within the European elections.

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His feedback sparked contrasting reactions within the political class on Sunday.

“The tribute to the French people of this great conscience and guardian of the memory of the Shoah that is Serge Klarsfeld, reminds us that even if the path of our electoral choices may diverge, there is a moment when we must come together to refuse this terrible danger carried today by a left, which abandons its soul and its dignity, compromises itself with extremism”, declared Marine Le Pen on X.

For Éric Ciotti, present president of the Republicans in favor of an alliance with the RN, “Serge Klarsfeld has the right enemy!” “The real danger for France is the alliance of the extreme lefts. The only solution to escape it is the alliance of the right,” he stated on X.

Conversely, Manuel Bompard, coordinator of La France insoumise (LFI) stated he was “shocked” on BFMTV. he judges that Serge Klarsfeld “is wrong”.

“It says something about the way we were defamed during the European election campaign,” he stated.

“Our fight against anti-Semitism, against racism, against Islamophobia is at the heart of our commitments,” assured Manuel Bompard.

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With AFP