Putin commented on the presidential elections in France

The Kremlin has not the slightest intention to somehow interfere in the elections in France, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov to reporters on Friday, RIA Novosti reported.

“I have not the slightest intention to somehow interfere in the electoral processes in France. It is a country that we value highly, despite the challenges. So there is, indeed, the candidates whom we know from previous experience there are candidates that we don’t know, but it is solely the prerogative of the French people and the French state to go about their elections. It’s not our problem”, – said Peskov.

Election of the President of France will be held in two rounds on 23 April and 7 may.

Earlier, foreign Minister of France, Jean-Marc Herault France accused the Russian authorities in the organization of hacker attacks on the website and e-mail of the candidate in presidents of Emmanuel Macron.

Ero noted that Russia gives preference to the candidates of marine Le Pen or françois Fillon. And macron, who were attacked, is a Pro-European candidate, said the Minister. “This form of intervention in the democratic life of France is unacceptable, and I reject it,” said Eero.