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    Defeated Fillon Will Vote for Macron in French Presidential Run-Off

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    Francois Fillon will vote against "the extreme right" represented by Marine Le Pen and for Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential elections.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Francois Fillon, after admitting his defeat in the first round of the French presidential elections, said he would vote against "the extreme right" represented by Marine Le Pen and for Emmanuel Macron.

    "There is no other choice but to vote against the extreme right. I will vote for Emmanuel Macron," Fillon said.

    The center-right candidate added that he admitted his personal responsibility for his defeat in the first round.

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