the essential The rebellious presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon wrote Tuesday, October 5 to Emmanuel Macron to propose to him to debate publicly with him on foreign policy, considering that “the moment raises of many critical challenges “.
“My point of view is in the interest of being opposed to yours on many topical issues. It is therefore the guarantee of a well-argued and in-depth discussion,” explains the LFI presidential candidate 2022. Among the subjects of divergence with the Head of State, he cites the French presence “without end and without objective” in the Sahel, participation in NATO or even defense Europe.
Two weeks after Zemmour
While “the independence of the French and therefore their freedom” is being played out, “it costs me to see these questions so crucial for the future of our people, most often confined in cenacles of experts”, adds Jean-Luc Mélenchon . “A public debate is the easiest solution to organize. President Mitterrand had accepted one with the deputy Philippe Séguin about the Maastricht Treaty. An opposition of the same magnitude separates us”, insists the deputy of Bouches-du-Rhône .
This request for a debate with the President of the Republic follows that which had led the candidate of France rebellious to debate, on many subjects, with the far-right polemicist Eric Zemmour, the 23 September on BFMTV.