Paris mayor Hidalgo announces French presidential bid

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Rouen, France Published: Sep 12, 2021, 02:37 PM(IST)

Anne Hidalgo Photograph:( AFP )

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Speaking in the northwestern city of Rouen, Hidalgo said: "I have decided to be a candidate for the presidency of the French Republic."

The Socialist mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, on Sunday announced plans to run for president in next year's election, joining a growing list of challengers to centrist Emmanuel Macron.

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Speaking in the northwestern city of Rouen, Hidalgo said: "I have decided to be a candidate for the presidency of the French Republic."

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