Le Pen rejects Moscow's “provocations” after Kremlin offers express help to National Rally | EUROtoday

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The chief of the excessive proper French Prime Minister Marine Le Pen on Thursday described the Kremlin's express help for her forward of the second spherical of French parliamentary elections on Sunday as “provocations by the Russians” and “interference.”

“I am not responsible for such Russian provocations against France and against Emmanuel Macron,” he harassed. The pen in an interview with BFMTV when requested about statements by Russian authorities on Wednesday supporting the road of National Regrouping (RN).

Above all, he complained that leaders of different events blame him for this, such because the socialist candidate for the European elections, Raphael Glucksmannwho in one other interview mentioned that the RN is “a fifth column for Vladimir Putin,” the Russian president.

“In a democracy, it is shameful” that “such violence” is used and that “RN voters” are handled as “pariahs,” denounced the chief of the intense proper, who assured that if they arrive to energy, “an RN government will not treat the opposition like this.”

The controversy stems from a message posted by the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokesman on the social community X, by which he harassed that “the French people are seeking a sovereign foreign policy that serves their national interests and breaks with the dictates of Washington and Brussels.”

The spokesman added, in a transparent allusion particularly to the French president, Emmanuel Macronthat “French leaders will not be able to ignore these profound changes in attitude among the vast majority of citizens.”

The hyperlinks, no less than up to now, of RN and Le Pen with Russia and the Putin regime have been evident.though the far-right celebration has distanced itself after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.

However, though it now advocates supporting Ukraine in order that it could actually defend itself, the celebration has harassed that if it involves Government won’t authorise the sending of troops or instructors to Ukrainian territory, as Macron has instructed, nor the supply of long-range missiles with which kyiv may assault deep into Russia.