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The second day of the election campaign of Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. About France Inter, President of RN condemned a “treason” Jean-Luc Mélenchon to his constituents when he telephoned them on Sunday evening at “not [lui] give one vote. For my part, Gerald Darmanin defended Emmanuel Macron’s concession last night on pension reform. “It’s called listening”– stressed the Minister of the Interior. Follow our live broadcasts.
Russian forces continue to put pressure on the strategic port city of Mariupol, which Ukrainian soldiers are desperately trying to defend. The Russians have been besieging and shelling this strategic city for several weeks now, the capture of which would allow them to consolidate their territorial gains on the coastal strip along the Sea of Azov, connecting areas of Donbass with the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Moscow in 2014.
Six Russian agents operating in France “under diplomatic cover” were “declared persona non grata” in the territory. This decision should “a very long investigation” DGSI, which made it possible to update “a covert operation carried out by the Russian special services” in France, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Israeli police shot a Palestinian this morning who had just stabbed a police officer in the southern coastal city of Ashkelon, law enforcement said.
France Inter morning show guest this morning Marine Le Pen believes that “Jean-Luc Mélenchon thought more of himself than of the French, more of his elected officials than of the electorate.”calling not to vote for her on Sunday evening. “IIt’s already in the law.” considers candidate RN. “This is a betrayal on his part.” she assures.
Emmanuel Macron said that last night, on the first day of the runoff campaign, he was ready “to open the door” transferring the retirement age to 64 years, and not 65 years, as indicated in his program, “if there is too much tension” and what can he “come to a consensus”. “I am ready to move the relationship in time and say that we will not necessarily carry out reform until 2030 if I feel too much anxiety among people,” he said, in particular.
For her part, Marine Le Pen, who says she has been studying for five years, is due to speak to reporters first in the morning on France Inter this morning and then later in the evening at 20:00 on TF1. The RN candidate, which advocates keeping the retirement age at 62, wants to initiate a deep reform of institutions if she is elected president on April 24, including resorting to a referendum and registering “national priority” in the Basic Law. This principle will “French Only” to access certain social benefits as specified in his program.
Russian forces continue to put pressure on the strategic port city of Mariupol, which Ukrainian soldiers are desperately trying to defend, and in eastern Ukraine, where Kyiv expects a major offensive soon. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia of using chemical weapons in the city. The UK is trying to verify this information.
Nicholas Zepeda, who stubbornly denies killing his Japanese ex-girlfriend Narumi Kurosaki, will decide his fate today, the day after the Attorney General’s requisition, which demanded a life sentence from him.