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Regional: Xavier Bertrand says he is the only one "able to avoid the victory of extremes" in Hauts-de-France

2021-03-14T13:16:26.326Z

The ex-LR Xavier Bertrand is a candidate for his own succession, and is increasingly making his presidential ambitions less of a mystery.



The outgoing president of the Hauts-de-France Regional Council Xavier Bertrand presented Sunday on France 3 the list that he will lead to the regional ones in June as the only one able to avoid the victory of the extremes and the RN, a few days after the announcement of a union of left forces.

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"

With my team, we are the only ones able to avoid the victory of extremes and the victory of the National Front

 ", assured Xavier Bertrand, in the program Dimanche en politique on France 3 Hauts-de-France, stressing that his priority since the beginning of his political commitment was to "

do everything to prevent the FN from winning, winning in my region and winning in our country

 ".

While the National Rally (RN) constitutes the only opposition to its majority in the Regional Council since the last regional ones, where the PS had withdrawn to avoid the victory of the list of Marine Le Pen, Xavier Bertrand said to have noted that the party practiced "

the lie as a line of conduct and especially the absence of proposals

 ".

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Asked about the list uniting EELV, rebellious, communists and socialists, which will be led by the ecologist Karima Delli, after an agreement reached on Thursday March 11, "

it is a left-wing list but it is the friends of Mr. Mélenchon who draw the strings,

 ”he pointed out.

His own list, which will also be opposed to those led by Sébastien Chenu for the RN and by the Secretary of State in charge of pensions Laurent Pietraszewski for the presidential majority, will be "

a very large gathering list

 ", which will not be composed by "

The Parisian staffs

 ", insisted the one who is no longer a member of LR.

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I am a man of the right - of the social right, not sectarian - and I assume it.

But there will be (on the list) people who will not necessarily vote for me in the presidential election but people who have a heart and want to fight for the region

 ”, he continued, always saying less mystery of his presidential ambitions.

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Source: lefigaro

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