In France there is no risk of «absolutism,» says macron

© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova in fotobiennale macron. Archival photoIn France there is no risk of «absolutism,» says macron© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova the image Bank

The President of France Emmanuel macron sees in France there is no risk of establishing the unlimited authority of the head of state, despite the results of the first round of parliamentary elections, said government spokesman Christoph Kastner.

«The President also spoke about the risk of absolutism, which was spoken of by some, and emphasized that it does not threaten us,» said Kastner at a briefing on Wednesday following the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

According to Macron, the National Assembly (lower house of Parliament) will hear the voices of opposition. Moreover, the opposition is widely represented in the Senate (the upper chamber).

The President also stressed that his vote on Sunday, the French confirmed the choice in favor of upgrading the power, which they did on 7 may in the second round of presidential elections.

Sunday in Metropolitan France, the first round of parliamentary elections. In the whole country for the candidates of the motion of the Macron «Forward Republic» voted 28,21% of the voters. This is followed by the center-right party «the Republicans» — 15,77%, right «national front» marine Le Pen — 13,20%, left the «Rebellious France,» Jean-Luc Mélenchon — of 11.02% and the former ruling center-left socialist party — 7,44%.

Meanwhile, elections to the national Assembly are held by the majority system, candidates are elected in 577 single-member districts. To win in the first round in each of the candidates need to score more than 50% of the vote. The vast majority of districts that did not happen — the winners will be determined a week later in the second round of voting, which will be a simple majority. It is expected that the results of the second round, which will be held on June 18, «go for Republic» will receive about 70% of the parliamentary seats.

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