French radical left leader Mélenchon to run for president in 2022

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Melenchon, of the radical left La France Insoumise party, says he will run for the presidency for the third time he he won enough public support.

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The leader of France’s far-left party France Unbowed, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has said he will run for president in 2022 – if he gets 150,000 signatures of support from citizens. His announcement sparked criticism from many MPs, including from his side of the political spectrum, who denounced a "selfish" move that would divide the left, reports RFI.