Hollande slams buoyant radical-left presidential candidate Mélenchon


In an interview with a weekly news magazine, socialist French president François Hollande attacked radical-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, currently on the rise in opinion surveys, for campaigning on 'generalisations and lies', while also lending thinly-veiled support for maverick centrist Emmanuel Macron. 

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French President François Hollande has warned voters against the ‘peril’ of radical-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s political discourse, in what observers considered a veiled endorsement of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, reports FRANCE 24.