In a statement to West France, the minister of Defence, explains her choice to support former prime minister during the primary the left.
Jean-Yves Le Drian announced on Tuesday evening its support for Manuel Valls in the context of the primary of the left. This choice was predictable, but all of them, to the left, waiting for the formalization. It is made through a short statement to the daily West France. Logical for the one who cumulates the function of the minister of Defence and president of the Brittany region.
“At a time when our country is facing major challenges in the areas of security, economic, environmental and social, Manuel Valls embodies the courage and the will necessary to carry the voice of France and to defend the values of the left”, pointed out the chosen one, insisting on his “great determination” and “sense of the State in all trials”. “He will be able to gather our family policy around social progress, our common foundation.” “His deep knowledge of the mechanisms of peerage, as well as its commitment to decentralisation, has added Le Drian, constitute a guarantee for our country in this period dominated by fragmentation of all kinds.” The minister of Defense acknowledges that it “fully, in its capacity as a man of State, to preserve these large-scale balances”.
on Monday, the minister of national Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, had already announced his support for Manuel Valls. In the campaign team of the former prime minister, which will be unveiled on Wednesday morning, a special place should be reserved to ministers in the exercise. According to relatives of Manuel Valls, a hundred mps have already given their support.