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The European flag will remain in the National Assembly

The deputies of France, a group led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon, wanted to replace the European flag with the UN flag. Their proposal was rejected in the Law Committee on Wednesday.

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The European flag will remain in the National Assembly
The United Nations (UN) flag will not replace that of European Union with French flag in hemicycle of National Assembly, as members of Unsubmitted French Parliament (BIA) wanted. The amendment y had tabled was rejected by Assembly's laws Committee on Wednesday, 4 October.

The amendment, tabled by seventeen members of BIA, provided that "only tricolour flag (...) may be present in Hemicycle". "And flag of United Nations" on ground that "France is fully in line with its historic political project of independentism and peace-promoting only if it exceeds any regional and zonal anchors".

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As soon as y arrived at National Assembly in June, members of unsubmitted France had raised this issue of presence of European star flag. Discovering symbol of EU, leader of France, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, had launched: Frankly, we have to endure this? It is French Republic here, not Virgin Mary, I do not understand. »

The FN supports proposal

The elected representatives of alternative left had received support of national Front. The deputy FN of Pyrénées-Orientales, Louis Adroudi, had thus given "reason" Wednesday to " Unsubmissive". We are in French National Assembly, it is normal that re is only French flag, I think we will support this amendment, yes (...). "We haven't discussed it," he said on Wednesday on LCI.

Even before amendment was considered, President of National Assembly, François de Rugy, had expressed his willingness not to remove European flag. "I don't know where y went to get this history of French flag and UN," he commented on Wednesday.

"Did you see flag of United Nations at front of mayors?" No one has ever seen him anywhere. One of my predecessors wished that re be both flags (...) I hear well that we continue as well. »

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