Sat Mar 4, 2017 12:19AM
French far-right Front National (FN) party candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen delivers a speech on stage during a press conference on the theme "What role for the State in the economy", in Paris, on March 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
French far-right Front National (FN) party candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen delivers a speech on stage during a press conference on the theme "What role for the State in the economy", in Paris, on March 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Ramin Mazaheri
Press TV, Paris

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that, if elected, she will hold a referendum on leaving the European Union this year. That may significantly alter the narrative of an election season which has been primarily focused on personal corruption scandals. Ramin Mazaheri has more from Paris.