French far-right leader is 'eager' for presidential election to start

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Front National leader Marine Le Pen, speaking at her party's annual rally in southern France, said she was eager to start debates with opponents, some still undeclared, in the run-up to the April and May 2017 elections.

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Far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen has said she is eager for France's presidential election campaign to start, portraying herself as the “candidate of the people” and mocking her opponents' primaries as cockfights, reports The Independent.