In France former President Nicolas Sarkozy leaves the race. He lost in the 1st round of the primaries of the party "the Republicans" and announced that he was retiring from politics. The fight for the seat at the Elysee Palace continue 2 the former Prime Minister - Alain juppÃ© new favorite French right - Francois Fillon.
This is a political earthquake explodes with the comments of the French press. Former President and one of the favorites in the primaries Nicolas Sarkozy leaves after the first round. Separation from the leader is greater than 20%. 3 place, and even with this result, called the historical failure. My frustration Sarkozy did not hide. Classic conservative Francois Fillon, close to the business circles of France, a great admirer of General de Gaulle. He headed the election headquarters of Sarkozy, and after all worked for 5 years as his Prime Minister. Favorite was the unexpectedly after the last televised debate, on voting day, his name was leading in search queries on the Internet.
Married to a native of Wales, father of 5 children, among other things, promises to ban same-sex marriage. In favor of rapprochement with Moscow. Second place also with a large gap from the leader was taken by former foreign Minister Alan Jupe, which promised to unite the French, and in foreign policy to tell Russia "stop". Speaking to his supporters, he assured that he will continue to struggle in the second round.
"Center-right" hoping that the turnout will be about 2 million people, in the end, there were nearly 4. At the entrance, each signed that shares the values of the party, after which he made 2 euros. In areas not overcrowded. FranÃ§ois Fillon, Alain juppÃ© and Nicolas Sarkozy, now one left, who becomes the candidate of the center-right's presidential election will become clear in a week.
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