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Karima Delli, MEP EELV and head of a left-wing union list in Hauts-de-France in regional elections was the guest of 8:30 am franceinfo, Sunday March 28, 2021. The government’s strategy to limit the spread of Covid-19, regional elections in the midst of a health crisis … She answers questions from Jules de Kiss and Jean-Jérôme Bertolus.
Covid-19: The French “are paying the bet of Emmanuel Macron”
“Why are we a little at the same level today as at the start of the crisis a year ago?”, asked Karima Delli. “The French are paying the bet of Emmanuel Macron”, said the MEP, while the executive has opted for a territorialized approach and less stringent restriction measures than a year ago. According to her, the current health situation in the country “is a disaster that was programmed”. Otherwise, “It is high time that health competence be a shared competence of the regions”, according to her.
She deplores the “health crisis management policy” who “has never been done with local elected officials”, taking the example of Dunkirk (North) where “with the chosen ones, we shouted into the void” facing the spread of the English variant. In February, the elected officials of Dunkirk then asked that the school holidays be brought forward by a few days to try to slow the progression of the epidemic.
Xavier Bertrand is “a permanent candidate who has his eyes riveted on the Élysée” for Karima Delli
Candidate in Hauts-de-France, at the head of a left-wing union list in regional elections, Karima Delli criticized the current president of the region. Xavier Bertrand recently announced his candidacy for the 2022 presidential election. “The masks have fallen. Today Xavier Bertrand is a permanent candidate, has his eyes riveted on the Élysée“, she denounced. “Me, my eyes are riveted on Roubaix, on Beauvais, on Amiens. I will be the president of Hauts-de-France, nothing but Hauts-de-France”, to martelé Karima Delli.
The objective of his list of union of the left “is to demonstrate to non-voters that we have an alternative project”, she clarified.
It is the imperious situation of Hauts-de-France that forced us to be responsible. We are facing a suffocating extreme right which tries to take its roots in Hauts-de-France and a right which for six years had all the powersKarima Delli
The regional elections are to be held on June 13 and 20, unless postponed due to the health crisis. On this subject, the Scientific Council gives its opinion on Sunday to Prime Minister Jean Castex. The candidate affirmed that it was necessary “keep these elections in June” : “We cannot be asked to be a consumer and tell us ‘you are not going to have the right to vote'”.
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