France ( IP)-Following the victory of the coalition of leftists and social democrats in the second phase of the French parliamentary elections and the defeat of the far-right, on Sunday night, several French cities, including Paris, saw incidents of violence, vandalism, and clashes between the public and the police.

Iran Press/Europe: The left-wing alliance has won the most seats in the French parliament after tactical voting in Sunday’s second-round election thwarted Marine Le Pen’s far-right party — but France will be left in political limbo after no party came close to winning an absolute majority.

Unable to call a new election for at least another year, and with three years left of his term, President Emmanuel Macron looks set to preside over an unruly parliament, as problems mount at home and abroad.


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