The former President of the Republic François Hollande took up the defense of Ségolène Royal on Friday, of which he is the former companion, believing that there had been a lack of "elegance" and "recognition".
Ségolène Royal "deserves recognition for what she did first in the governments in which she participated. She was several times Minister of the Environment, of Ecology: she is a woman who has always had his opinions, which has always expressed them, "said François Hollande, who participated in the Citizens' Assizes organized in Rennes.
"She devoted herself to the poles because she was asked to do so. I think she deserved to be able to continue her mission (as ambassador for the poles, editor's note). elegance, and above all recognition, "added the former head of state (2012-2017).
The former socialist minister, targeted by a preliminary inquiry into the use made of the means made available to her as ambassador of the poles, and questioned by the government for her criticisms of the policy carried out, in particular the pension reform said Thursday that he has already left his post as ambassador.
She was appointed to this position by Emmanuel Macron in 2017.
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