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Jadot (EELV): environmentalists "never so credible to govern"


Jadot (EELV): environmentalists "never so credible to govern"

Paris (AFP)

Yannick Jadot, MEP EELV, believes that environmentalists have "never been so legitimate and credible to govern," in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche.

"Emmanuel Macron, under the guise of creating the new world, unified those who failed and fueled the National Rally because they never kept their promises," says the former head of the EELV list in the European elections.

"We've never been so legitimate and credible to govern, we're not going to let those driving us into the wall ?!", he says, before the summer school was over. EELV which opens Thursday in Toulouse.

With its good result in the European, the head of ecologist poster calls to overcome the traditional political divisions to "build a more just and democratic society".

"The young people who are demonstrating for the climate ask us only one thing: to change the system to preserve their future, which is our destiny, I will not start by asking them if they have their map!", He argues .

At the municipal elections in March 2020, Yannick Jadot hopes "that there will be environmental lists in as many towns and villages as possible". "We are going to give ourselves the means to win ... Everyone has understood that the ecological crisis was not temporary and that our living conditions sometimes changed abruptly," he says.

"Imagine that Paris is electing a green mayor ?! It would really have a mouthful!" Enthuses the elected European for whom "ecology should not be the supplement of soul of a left who, when it ruled, betrayed all his ecologist promises ".

Asked about the usual divisions among ecologists, he believes that the latter now have the sense of responsibility that they must "translate into open capacity": "We will not plunge back into tactical debates as the French expect to we, finally, maturity and sense of responsibility to entrust us with the exercise of power to act for them ".

© 2019 AFP

Source: france24

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