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Marion Maréchal and Guillaume Peltier, in Paris, June 12, 2024.

Elected to the European Parliament on June 9, Marion Maréchal, ex-Reconquête!, joined the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group which brings collectively a part of the far proper in Strasbourg.

The ECR group, which incorporates the Fratelli d'Italia occasion of the pinnacle of the Italian authorities Georgia Meloni, introduced on Wednesday June 19 this rally and that of a number of different deputies, which permits it, it claims, to now surpass, with a complete of 83 deputies, the centrist group Renew Europe, the place the French deputies from Renaissance meet.

This quantity, like that of Renew Europe, is nevertheless not definitive and we’ll nonetheless have to attend for the constituent classes of every of those two political teams, anticipated on June 26, to know the precise stability of energy.

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Sara Knafo will not be on the record of supporters of ECR

ECR introduced, along with that of Ms. Maréchal, the rallying of Guillaume Peltier and Laurence Trochu, two different European deputies elected beneath the Reconquête! label, the occasion launched by the polemicist Eric Zemmour. A 3rd ex-Reconquête! MEP, Nicolas Bay, already sat throughout the ECR group within the earlier legislature. All have been excluded from Reconquest! after the European elections and the announcement of early legislative elections in France.

Sara Knafo, companion and advisor of Eric Zemmour, was additionally elected in Strasbourg on June 9. However, his title doesn’t seem within the record of rallies introduced Wednesday by the ECR. Reconquest! had determined to hitch the ECR in February, however had just one elected official with Mr. Bay.

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We should wait till the start of July to know the precise variety of different far-right MEPs, after the constitutive assembly of the Identity and Democracy (ID) group, the place the deputies of the French National Rally (RN) meet. Parliament will then have its first plenary session from July 16 to 19 in Strasbourg.

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