The candidate in presidents of France, former Prime Minister of the country Francois Fillon, speaking about the situation with the annexation of the Crimea, recalled how the issue was resolved with the independence of Kosovo.
“We have changed the border. Kosovo, for example. There is a fundamental principle the right of people to decide their own fate. And there are limits that have been set are unacceptable for the people of the way,” said Fillon during a debate Tuesday night.
The debate, held 34 days before the first round of the election, broadcast live on television channel TF1.
Participation in the debate take five people: the leader of the party “national front” marine Le Pen, the former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, former Minister of economy of France, the leader of movement “Forward,” Emmanuel macron, the former Minister of education, representative of the “Socialist party” Benoit Amon and the representative of the far-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Only the presidential elections in France will be attended by 11 candidates.
Election of the President of France will be held in two rounds on 23 April and 7 may.