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Eurosceptic French PM if Marine Le Pen wins

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Published Apr 30, 2017, 4:15 am IST
Updated Apr 30, 2017, 8:41 am IST
Ms Le Pen is hoping to broaden her base to win the second-round, despite polls suggesting she is 20 points behind.
Marine Le Pen
 Marine Le Pen

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen announced on Saturday she would name a eurosceptic from outside her National Front party as Prime Minister if she wins France’s presidency in the May 7 run-off.

In a bruising contest against pro-European Emmanuel Macron, Ms Le Pen is hoping to broaden her base to win the second-round, despite polls suggesting she is 20 points behind.

 

The anti-immigration Ms Le Pen, who wants to withdraw France from the EU, told reporters she and Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, who lost in the election’s first round, shared a “common project that we will promote together”.

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