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Snap election was the only path forward: French president Macron

Macron called for a snap parliamentary election on Sunday after France's far right pummelled his own party in the EU parliament election.
Last Updated : 12 June 2024, 11:29 IST

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Paris: Dissolving the French parliament and announcing a snap election was the only possible response to the far right's strong showing in last weekend's European elections, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday.

"Returning to the sovereign people is, in my opinion, the only republican decision in this context," Macron told a press conference.

Macron called for a snap parliamentary election on Sunday after France's far right pummelled his own party in the EU parliament election.

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Published 12 June 2024, 11:29 IST

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