Former justice minister Christiane Taubira joins France's presidential race

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Former justice minister Christiane Taubira joins France's presidential race

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Candidate officielle à la présidentielle française, Christiane Taubira veut bousculer le paysage à gauche. Crédits: Le Figaro

France's former justice minister Christiane Taubira on Saturday launched her bid to unify the floundering French left and challenge President Emmanuel Macron in April presidential elections, but she faces a slew of competing candidates reluctant to cede the limelight.

"I'm committing myself here before you because I share your aspiration for another kind of government," Taubira told supporters in Lyon at the official launch of her campaign.

Click here to read the full article published by France 24 on 15 January 2022.


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