The Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault called the unacceptable cyberattack from Russia on the website of the presidential candidate of the country of Emmanuel Macron. It is reported by the Journal du Dimanche.
According to Herault, during the French presidential campaign, Russia prefers candidates marine Le Pen and françois Fillon. In this occupy Pro-European positions macron becomes the target of cyber attacks, says the Minister.
“This form of interference in the democratic process in France is unacceptable, I reject it. It is Russia always the first to remind everyone that non-interference in internal Affairs is a principle of international life,” said Eero.
February 14, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow never interfered and does not intend to interfere in the Affairs of other countries, especially in electoral processes. Thus he commented on statements that the site of the campaign headquarters of Macron is exposed to “hundreds and even thousands of electronic attacks emanating from the territory of Russia”.
Former Minister of economy of France Emmanuel macron is a candidate for the presidency of the country from he created the centrist movement “Forward!”. According to public opinion polls, he goes to the second round of elections together with the candidate from “National front” marine Le Pen. The first round of voting will take place on 23 April, the second on 7 may.