Francois Fillon suspends his activity in “Republicans”

French presidential candidate Francois Fillon announced in a statement on Monday after a meeting of the leadership of the Republican Party, which gave up playing any major party role in the coming period, after the loss that was overthrown in the first round of presidential elections held on Sunday .

According to the French channel “France 24,” Fillon stressed that it will not be part of the next stage within the party, which precedes the parliamentary elections scheduled for June.

French right-wing candidate Francois Fillon has called for a vote in favor of independent candidate Emmanuel Macaron in the second round of French elections scheduled for May 7 in the face of Le Pen.