Emmanuel Macron’s trip to Qatar divides the French political world. Yannick Jadot, former ecologist presidential candidate, and Manuel Bompard, next coordinator of La France Insoumise, have particularly opposed this desire of the head of state to go to Doha to participate in the semi-final against Morocco and in the final. , in case of victory for the Blues this Wednesday at 20:00 against the Moroccan selection. Rhône’s deputy particularly questioned the French president’s presence in the gallery. “The French team needs its supporters to win, probably not the presence of Emmanuel Macron in the stands, on the other hand, human rights in Qatar need France’s diplomatic action.” said Manuel Bompard, while Yannick Jadot, the environmentalist MEP, spoke via his twitter account to ask Emmanuel Macron not to go to Qatar.
For its part, the Elysée wanted to respond to these invectives on Monday by confirming that Emmanuel Macron was going to Qatar to support the French team at a time when it can achieve a historic feat for all of French sport. “It’s about supporting the Blues in what will be an important moment in French sport and Franco-Moroccan friendship. It’s important for the president to be there to support the players in the French team. in particular wanted to recall a presidential adviser.
We’ve known that for years #World Championship is an ecological and social drama, there is an investigation in France of a corruption pact linked to its attribution, today #Qatargate to the European Parliament: I ask @Emmanuel Macron not going to Qatar on Wednesday pic.twitter.com/GMOztS3xnp
—Yannick Jadot (@yjadot) 12 December 2022