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Far-right and Euroskeptic party gains across Europe in Sunday’s European Parliament elections have caused alarm among supporters of a closely integrated E.U.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz described the result as “a bad day for the European Union,” while French President François Hollande announced Monday talks immediately labeled a “crisis meeting” by local media.
Henri Malosse, the president of the European Economic and Social Committee, warned that “this may be the last European election if Europe does not change.”
Parties opposed to the E.U. made notable gains in staggered voting that began last Thursday. Marine Le Pen, leader of the French rightist National Front — the big winner in France with 26% of the vote — claimed the result showed that French voters demanded politics “of the French, for the French, with the French.”
“The sovereign people have proclaimed that they want to take back the reins of their destiny…
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