Paris, January 4 – Marine Le Pen, the leader of the government, said that the “explosion in electricity prices” is unbearable for all French companies. Hundreds of companies have either already closed or are on the verge of bankruptcy, and the reason for this is the government’s poor political choice. The right-wing National Rally party in the French Parliament.
She noted that bakers and confectioners, whose products, in her opinion, are a symbol of French identity, now face a particularly difficult situation. “Hundreds of companies across France are either already closed or at risk of bankruptcy… This is not a twist of fate, this is the result of bad political choices in the past. The increase in electricity prices that we are beginning to experience in 2021, exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, has no Rationale The price explosion occurred due to Emmanuel Macron’s refusal to break the absurd rules of the European energy market, “the politician believes.
Thus, according to her, European rules stipulate the indexation of electricity prices to a higher cost level for energy production, and this mechanism contributes to speculation, especially during crises. Le Pen stressed that “these absurd decisions were exacerbated by the suicidal energy policies pursued by all governments in the country over the past 20 years, especially the government of François Hollande and the government of Emmanuel Macron.”
The French baker, owner of the Léonie Kamel Sasy bakery chain in Paris, told the News Agency in December that the situation in the bakery industry in France has become more difficult due to the energy crisis, so prices must rise from January to cope with the rise in raw materials and electricity prices.
After the start of a special military operation in Ukraine, the West has stepped up sanctions pressure on Russia, which has led to an increase in the prices of electricity, fuel and food in Europe and the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin had said earlier that the policy of containing and weakening Russia is a long-term strategy of the West, and the sanctions dealt a serious blow to the entire global economy. According to him, the main goal of the West is the deterioration of the lives of millions of people. The Russian Federation has repeatedly stated that Russia will solve all the problems that the West creates for it.