Éric Ciotti is deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes and president of the Republicans. Sebastien SORIANO/Le Figaro
INTERVIEW – The President of the Republicans wants to pose these “states general of the right for France” as the first stone of an essential reconstruction.
LE FIGARO . – What is the message of these first “states general of the right”?
Eric CIOTTI. –The right is back! I want these Estates General to carry a message of hope for our political family, for the Republican right and, well beyond, for France. We must turn the page on a long series of failures. For the past few weeks, the bricks of reconstruction have been laid on foundations inscribed in our history. These Estates General must breathe new life.
Does the absence of Laurent Wauquiez and David Lisnard, potential presidential candidates, announce difficulties in unity at LR?
The first regional stage of the Estates General will take place at Laurent Wauquiez, in Haute-Loire, in a few days. We are in phase on the objectives. He decides on his strategy, but this is fully in line with a desire for unity and unity. Today, very clever who can say who will really be a presidential candidate. We…