Deputy Le Pen called the flag of the European Union oligarchic cloth

Florian Filippo

Florian Filippo Deputy head of the French party “national front” marine Le Pen on foreign relations — called the flag of the European Union “oligarchic rag”. About this he wrote on his Twitter page on Wednesday, April 19.

“You’ll see, soon we will put your oligarchic cloth away in the closet. Long live the flag of France!” — said in a tweet. In the report there is the Emoji with the image of the flag.

Florian Philippot (@f_philippot)
April 19, 2017, 09:16

Thus Filippo replied to the post of European Commission representation in France. In his microblog it posted an image of the EU flag and the message: “Proud of our flag, a symbol of unity, solidarity and harmony of the peoples of Europe. Let’s not hide it”.

European officials reacted to the demand of marine Le Pen during a speech on TV to remove from the Studio the flag of the European Union and leaving only the French.

In France on April 23 will host the first round of presidential elections, may 7 — the second. For the post of head of state expect 11 people. The highest chance to win four candidates: the leader of the centrist movement “Forward!” Emmanuel Makron, marine Le Pen, the ultraleft candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon and nominees from the right-wing “Republicans” françois Fillon.