Far-right leader Le Pen announces new bid for presidency


Marine Le Pen, the 51-year-old leader of France’s far-right Rassemblement National party, the former Front National, and who reached but lost the second-round playoff against Emmanuel Macron in France's 2017 presidential elections, has announced she will stand in the country’s next presidential elections due in 2022.

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has announced her intention to stand in France’s 2022 presidential elections, reports FRANCE 24.