Prime Minister Jean Castex condemned Wednesday April 28, “With the greatest firmness”, the military tribune “Contrary to all our republican principles” published on April 21 by Current values and his “Totally unacceptable political recovery”, from Marine Le Pen ” in particular “.
This forum, in which retired generals threaten to intervene in the face of the “Growing chaos” which reigns in their eyes in France, is “An initiative contrary to all our republican principles, to the honor, to the duty of the army”, reacted the head of government at the end of the Council of Ministers, ensuring that “These generals only represent themselves”.
After denouncing on Sunday a “Irresponsible forum”, the Minister of the Armies, Florence Parly, had asked Monday for sanctions against the signatories.
“Discrimination of the nation”
Marine Le Pen, presidential candidate of 2022, had for her part invited these soldiers to ” to join “ to her. “These soldiers, they know very well how it happens when the politicians do not do their job, do not enforce the Constitution. At one point, the situation is so serious that we appeal to the army “, assured Tuesday on Franceinfo the president of the National Rally (RN).
These soldiers “Come to say that the laws must be enforced” and “That the country’s situation is terribly worrying (…). The areas of lawlessness, crime, self-hatred, the rejection of patriotism by our leaders are elements of the nation’s disintegration ”, said the far-right leader. “I answer them that I share their affliction, their observation, and that these problems are solved by politics and by a political project validated by the French in an obviously democratic framework”, she added.