In an interview in L’Opinion, the previous head of state believes that the Socialist Get together should “discover its autonomy” vis-à-vis France Insoumise nevertheless it should additionally “discover its compass from the viewpoint of concepts and positions”. The previous first secretary of the PS (between 1997 and 2008) has all the time been hostile to Nupes.
The Socialist Get together should “regain its autonomy” vis-à-vis La France insoumise and “its compass”, judges the previous President of the Republic François Hollande on Sunday in an interview in Opinion. Judging the left “harassed and disjointed by its most radical wing”, François Hollande, hostile from the begin to the New Ecological and Social Common Union (Nupes), considers that the socialist social gathering “should not solely regain its autonomy, however regain its compass from the viewpoint of concepts and positions, because the PCF has simply determined”, which adopted a decision calling for “a brand new kind of union” of the left.
“Jean-Luc Mélenchon desires to be the largest of the little ones on the left”
“It’s the PS which has all the time given the road of the French left,” defends the previous president. “If he persists in settling into the background for worry of now not being within the Nupes, the complete French left will sink and surrender energy,” he warns.
For François Hollande, Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s goal “is to not be within the majority within the nation, it’s to be alone in opposition to everybody to raised retain the loyalty of what he believes to be his electoral base and that he confused with ‘the folks’. “Jean-Luc Mélenchon desires to be the largest of the little ones on the left,” he provides. However for him, “it’s not by refusing to qualify Hamas as a terrorist group that LFI will mechanically gather the votes of Muslim voters. They, too, are frightened by terrorist actions, violence and insecurity”.
François Hollande mentioned he “noticed with curiosity and aid the distancing of François Ruffin and his associates from the statements of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, in addition to their agency and clear condemnation of Hamas terrorism.” “However with such disagreements, how can they continue to be inside the LFI parliamentary group? Far be it from me to wish to get better future social democrats within the socialist household, I respect their identification, however it’s a query of consistency,” he insists.