Le Figaro. Marine Le Pen: the annexation of Crimea «is not illegal»

«Marine Le Pen, candidate for the presidential elections from the party «national front», today admitted that Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea «was not illegal» as opposed to the positions taken by Europe and the USA», — stated in the material Le Figaro, prepared by the AFP news Agency.

«I absolutely do not believe that there was the illegal annexation: a referendum was held, the residents of Crimea wanted to join Russia», — assured the head of the far-right party on the channel, RMC and BFMTV.

«Crimea, a strategically important Peninsula in the Black sea, was annexed by Russia in March 2014 after the military intervention, followed by a referendum on accession, exposed by Kiev and the West as illegal,» — said in comments.

«In addition, marine Le Pen has advocated the establishment of «strategic relations» between France and Russia in the fight against grouping «Islamic state», reports Le Figaro.

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Le Figaro. Marine Le Pen: the annexation of Crimea «is not illegal» 03.01.2017

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