Senior MP quits 'ultra-left' French Greens


François de Rugy, a long-time supporter of an alliance with the ruling Socialist Party, said the EELV party had moved too far to the left.

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One of the two leaders of the French ecologists' parliamentary group has quit the Green Party (EELV), accusing his former comrades of ultra-leftism and defending the alliance with President François Hollande's Socialists, reports RFI.