PARIS – Whatever the result of France’s presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France’s borders, from extremist strongholds in Syria to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.
It could be bigger than Brexit – the future of Europe is at stake as disenchanted French voters choose between untested centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s presidential runoff.
Here are a few reasons why this race matters:
RISK OF A FREXIT
Financial markets have watched this election with exceptional attention, jittery over Le Pen’s dreams of pulling France out of the European …read more
Source: Chiangrai Times