A the end of the campaign that was hit by terrorism
The terrorist threat is suddenly recalled, all at this end of the presidential campaign, changing the agenda of the main candidates. François Fillon, the draw had designated as the last speaker on the plateau of France 2, Thursday, April 20, immediately announced that it was requesting the interruption of the campaign, which ends officially on Friday evening at midnight. the ” It is not appropriate to continue the election campaign, was considered the candidate of the right. in We need to show our solidarity with the police and a French population increasingly worried in the face of terrorist acts. “
In his outburst, Mr. Fillon spoke of ” other acts of violence in Paris “, suggesting that the shooting of the Champs-Elysees would not be an isolated act. A rumor contradicted a little later by the ministry of the interior. He has renounced to go on Friday in Chamonix (Haute-Savoie), however, he announced his intention to speak in the day, during a press conference at 11 a.m. at its headquarters campaign.
similarly, Marine Le Pen, who was to perform a visit in a center of the SPA to Montceau-les-Mines (Saône-et-Loire), has cancelled his trip, but had to make a statement in the morning from its headquarters campaign. A little later in the night, Emmanuel Macron announced in a press release that ” given the necessary mobilization of forces in order to ensure the safety of our fellow citizens, “, he cancelled the last two rallies planned for Friday in Rouen and at Arras. But he also needed to speak at noon in a video broadcast live.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon, on the contrary, held that it was ” not to panic “. the ” It is not necessary to interrupt the process of our democracy to demonstrate that the violent will not have the last word against the republicans “, has argued in the end of the program the candidate…