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EU flag hung under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

EU flag PARIS, Jan 1, Anastasia Ivanova. A huge EU flag in honor of the beginning of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union was hung under a triumphal arch in Paris, which caused a negative reaction from some right-wing politicians, RIA Novosti reports. illumination symbolizing the flag of the European Union. However, among some right-wing politicians, the appearance of the EU flag under the Arc de Triomphe instead of the national one caused a sharp negative reaction. “I am outraged that the French flag was replaced by the European Union flag under the Arc de Triomphe, where the tomb of the unknown soldier is located. insults those who fought for France, “- wrote on Twitter the leader of the far-right National Rally party Marine Le Pen.

Je suis outrée que le drapeau français ait été remplacé par celui de l'Union européenne sous l'Arc de Triomphe, au-dessus de la tombe du soldat inconnu.

Cette provocation offense ceux qui se sont battus pour la France. Je demande à E. Macron de rétablir notre drapeau national.

& # 8212; Marine Le Pen (@MLP_officiel) December 31, 2021 She called on President Emmanuel Macron to return the national flag under the arch. “Presiding over Europe – yes, erasing French identity – no! I ask Emmanuel Macron to return our tricolor flag back and hang it next to the flag Europe under the Arc de Triomphe, “- said candidate from the center-right Republicans party Valerie Pécresse. She stressed that France is indebted to all the fighters who shed their blood for the French flag. Arc de Triomphe blasphemy. On January 1, 2022, France began its presidency of the Council of the European Union, which will last six months. French ministers will preside over meetings of relevant EU ministers, promote compromise, decision-making, approval of legislative initiatives both within the Council and in cooperation with other EU institutions of the Russian Union – by the European Commission and the European Parliament. The EU-Africa summit to be held in Brussels on February 17-18 will be a significant foreign policy event of the French presidency. As a result, the European Union intends to announce a new large-scale “investment package” for African countries. In addition, at the EU summit in late March, European leaders plan to approve the “Strategic Compass” – the first pan-European strategy in the field of defense and security. The European Council instructs to continue working on the EU defense strategy


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