André Ventura. Photo: Tiago Petinga/ Lusa

CHEGA congratulates Marine Le Pen on first-round presidential election result

Portugal’s right wing nationalist party CHEGA has hailed Marine Le Pen “with great enthusiasm” for her result first round of France’s presidential election process, which it considers, opened a “path of hope” for “the political reconfiguration of Europe”. Said  party leader André Ventura, “the results obtained yesterday by Marine Le Pen and the political party of which she is a member, the ‘Rassemblement National’, open the way to hope, not only for the French but also for Europeans and all those who are part of her political family”.