French President, Emmanuel Macron announced on Thursday, that he would run for a second term in office in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for April.
Macron described in a letter address to the French people, the different reforms of the government and the challenges faced by the country, “All of this has allowed us to be credible and to convince our main neighbors to start building a powerful Europe.
“This is why I request your trust for a new term as President of the Republic.
I am a candidate to invent with you, in the face of the challenges of the century, a singular French and European response,” he wrote.
Macron said that, he would try to make France become a great ecological nation that will be the first to exit its dependence on gas, petroleum and coal.
He also promised to continue to lower taxes.
Macron won France’s presidential election runoff in 2017, beating his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
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