France voters must decide thier future in May 7th says French President

Vastavam web: French President Francois Hollande said today that voters in France must decide their future in Europe in the May 7 presidential vote pitting europhile candidate Emmanuel Macron against the anti-EU Marine Le Pen.Speaking at his last EU summit as leader of France, Hollande said the French people had every reason to stay in the European Union, tacitly backing Macron, his former economy minister.France would face only hardship outside the bloc, Hollande warned, saying that without the EU, “there are no safeguards, no guarantees, no single market”.Outside the bloc, “there is no single currency, which would be a setback and danger for France,” the Socialist leader added.Hollande made his remarks shortly after Le Pen announced that if she won the May 7 run-off she would name eurosceptic Nicolas c as her prime minister.