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After spending several weeks to stage their divisions, representatives of the left, the time of day, Thursday, March 27, played the theme of the gathering. Three days before the second round of departmental elections, it even appeared as a dangerous necessity, not to take the risk that amplify the defeat of the first round. Socialists, Communists and environmentalists therefore found themselves trying to save two bastions left in the Paris region, the Val-de-Marne and Seine-Saint-Denis.
Claude Bartolone, President of the National Assembly, including a joint meeting held in Bondy (Seine-Saint-Denis) with Pierre Laurent, national secretary of the PCF, and Emmanuelle Cosse, leader of Europe Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV). In this department, theaters violent clashes cantonal 2008 and 2011 between the PS and the PCF, the entire left allied itself to the second round, setting aside the painful memories.
“For us, this is a great victory, welcomes MP PS Mathieu Hanotin, vying for the second round of departmental Saint-Denis . The leadership of the PS in the left is real, the gathering effort, it was up to us to wear it. “ Successfully so. “It is normal facing danger of conquest from the right, left, collects, even if it is crossing debates” says Pierre Laurent, who says his criticism against the government is not be silent from Monday.
“Talk, sometimes yelling”
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