2017 French presidential election: Can Valls unite the left?

After the surprise election of François Fillon as the conservative candidate for next year's French presidential elections, there was another surprise last Thursday with the shock announcement by François Hollande that he would not be seeking a second term. A few days later, his Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced that he would run for the Socialist presidential nomination in January. But can Valls unite a divided party?


Prepared by Narimène Laouadi and Hanane Saïdani

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