French far-right media pundit Eric Zemmour has officially entered the race for France’s presidency. Photo: AP
French far-right media pundit Eric Zemmour has officially entered the race for France’s presidency. Photo: AP
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French far-right commentator Eric Zemmour launches presidential campaign

  • Former journalist will be the top contender to challenge National Rally leader Marine Le Pen for a place in a second round against Emmanuel Macron
  • His hardline criticism of Islam and immigration has drawn support from the conservative right, but his campaign has been stalling after various mishaps

French far-right media pundit Eric Zemmour has officially entered the race for France’s presidency. Photo: AP
French far-right media pundit Eric Zemmour has officially entered the race for France’s presidency. Photo: AP
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