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David Belliard calls for an “ecological primary” integrating Anne Hidalgo

David Belliard, deputy Europe Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV) at the City of Paris, called Friday February 5 for a primary “Green” extended, among others, to the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo (Socialist Party, PS), in order to avoid a duel between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen in the second round of the 2022 presidential election.

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“Me, I am not at all satisfied with having in the second round of the 2022 election a choice, or rather a non-choice, between Emmanuel Macron on one side and Marine Le Pen on the other, with a risk , this time, to see Marine Le Pen come to power ”, declared the elected Parisian on Sud Radio.

“What I want is that we have a candidate who represents the camp of environmentalists, progressives, humanists. For that, you have to choose “, he continued, calling for “Expanded[r] the “Primary of the ecological pole”. “Let’s do a primary where a candidate like Anne Hidalgo can compete so that we can, we who find ourselves in these values, choose the one who will represent us. “

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EELV MEP Yannick Jadot is best placed for this, said Mr. Belliard, for whom “The demand, the hope are rather located around political ecology because we are proposing a new model for the future, and in particular for our youngest”.

Mr. Jadot announced in mid-January the creation of “2022, ecology”, a “Platform of ideas” online presidential oriented. However, the MEP is still not officially a candidate for the EELV primary, scheduled for September.

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