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NUPES condemns Macron’s “variable geometry” diplomacy

Editing by AFP/HuffPost A dinner between MBS and Emmanuel Macron on July 28, 2022 was criticized by NUPES representatives.

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A dinner between MBS and Emmanuel Macron on July 28, 2022 was criticized by NUPES representatives.

Politics – After two weeks ” Cheque » Controversial between Mohammed bin Salman – says” MBS “- and Joe BidenIt’s Emmanuel Macron’s turnCall the Saudi prince This Thursday, July 28 a “Work Dinner” At the Elysée. A head widely criticized by NUPES.

“Macroni’s Sense of Variable Geometric ‘Values'”.LFI criticizes MP Danièle Obono. “Putin Attacks Ukraine: Boycott! In a war in Yemen that has claimed more than 300,000 lives, journalist J. Bin Salman Accused of Killing Khashoggi and Ordering Attacks: Welcome! Tartuffe! »Condemned on Twitter.

“Dismembered body of journalist Khashoggi on dinner menu between Emmanuel Macron and MPS? Climate chaos? Peace and human rights? Overshoot day? No! Oil and weapons! Just the opposite of what to do! »The environmentalist adds Yannick Jadot.

Eco Feminist of EELV Sandrine Rousseau There is plenty of: “Mohammed bin Salman punishes homosexuality with the death penalty, gives women minor status, buys weapons from France to kill civilians in Yemen, orders the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi. But at the Élysée oil is obtained SO. »

Oil for Human Rightss

Same talk by Hubert Julien-Laferrière, Ecologist Associate and Jean-François Coulomme of LFI. “In France, we rehabilitate quickly in times of rising oil prices. Emmanuel Macron has chosen which way to lean between cheap crude oil and human rights.Wrote first. “Today we will have a fond memory of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist who was sawed off by President Macron’s brutal tyrant friend who was welcoming him to French soil. Shame was drunk. hurts”Second completion.

An outcry illustrated by MBS’s implicit involvement in the journalist’s assassination Jamal Khashoggi 2018 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The kingdom’s strongman was shunned by much of the international community, but War in Ukraine and tensions Energy price The situation has changed. Henceforth, Westerners will have to turn to this oil exporter for relief from markets.

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This is what Aurore Berke, the head of the Renaissance delegation, tried to justify on Franceinfo’s microphone: “In the context of the President of the French Republic, linked to the crisis in Ukraine, I believe it is important to actually get a certain number of his interlocutors (…) and the main energy challenges that we have. »

“It seems to me an absolute necessity to discuss with all the Gulf countries, this does not mean that you are forgetting essential lessons (…) in terms of values ​​and human rights, but there is a need for you to openly maintain a dialogue”She added. “We have to continue to have a deep dialogue with all the Gulf countries, and you have to do that, obviously with the Saudi president. »

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