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France: Fillon says he will not ‘resign’ or ‘retire’ from presidential race01:00

France: Fillon says he will not ‘resign’ or ‘retire’ from presidential race

France, Paris
March 1, 2017 at 11:56 GMT -00:00 · Published

Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon stated that he is not going to step down from the presidential race, in a press conference in Paris, Wednesday.

"I will not give away. I will not surrender. I will not withdraw," Fillon said.

Initially, Fillon was considered to be a favourite among the French presidential candidates, but his approval ratings dropped after it was reported as reports of misappropriating public funds to pay his wife began to emerge.

France: Fillon says he will not ‘resign’ or ‘retire’ from presidential race01:00
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Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon stated that he is not going to step down from the presidential race, in a press conference in Paris, Wednesday.

"I will not give away. I will not surrender. I will not withdraw," Fillon said.

Initially, Fillon was considered to be a favourite among the French presidential candidates, but his approval ratings dropped after it was reported as reports of misappropriating public funds to pay his wife began to emerge.

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