The candidate in presidents of France, the leader of movement “Forward” Emmanuel macron made the country’s exit from the European Union. About it in one week before the second round said in an interview with BBC News.
Macron assured that has always been and remains a Pro-European politician. “During the election campaign I constantly defended the European idea and European politics, because I believe that it is extremely important for French people,” he said.
But, in the opinion of the candidate in presidents of France, half the country is “angry that the European idea”. Therefore, the Makron is sure that the EU needs reform.
“If I decide to take action and continue the current functioning of the EU, I would betray my people, I don’t want to do that because the next day we get a Frexit or again the front national,” said macron.
In the first round of the French presidential elections, which took place April 23, macron scored 24,01%. His main rival, the candidate from “National front” marine Le Pen scored 21.3 percent of the vote. The second round will be held on 7 may.
Le Pen has repeatedly stated that France has given too much power to Brussels, therefore, a priority she sees the restoration of the territorial, economic, monetary and legislative sovereignty of the country. Also, Le Pen has assured that if elected President will announce a referendum on Frexit.
Frexit — a phrase from the English words ‘ France (France) and exit (output) created by analogy with Brexit (British exit from the EU).