PARIS, Nov 27 — RIA Novosti. Former Prime Minister Alain Juppe conceded defeat and congratulated party colleague, the former Prime Minister françois Fillon in the victory in the second round of party primaries, right-wing and centrist.
According to the counting of votes from 6278 10229 sites (2,102 million voters), Fillon receives 68% of the vote, former Prime Minister Alain Juppe — 32%.
“I congratulate françois Fillon with a comfortable win. Thanks to the organizing Committee of the primaries to right-wing and centrist were well organized. As promised, tonight I will support Francois Fillon and wish him success in the forthcoming election campaign and victory in may next year,” said Juppe, speaking to supporters.