Presidential candidates suspend campaign

Presidential candidates suspend campaign

World April 20, 2017 23:09

PARIS - The conservative French presidential candidate François Fillon has canceled a campaign activity for Friday following the shooting in Paris. Fillon would go to a campaign meeting in the French Alps.

Marine Le Pen of the right-populated Front National also suspends her campaign.

The first round of the French presidential elections will be held next Sunday.

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If it is at Fillon, the entire election campaign will be suspended. Jean-Luc Mélenchon of La France insoumise had no doubt about Twitter: 'We must do our citizenship. Do not panic. Let's stay united. '

All candidates expressed their condolences to the victims' families.

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