French prosecutors announced a formal investigation against the leader of the party «national front» marine Le Pen. She is suspected of breach of trust, the BBC reports.
The charges relate to the payment of the assistants Le Pen from means of the European Parliament. According to the preliminary investigation, we are talking about millions of euros.
Recall that in late April, the EU leadership proceeded to the forfeiture of diplomatic immunity of French far-right leader marine Le Pen. Her questioning was postponed until after the election.
Le Pen has repeatedly tried to interrogate French investigators, however, she was refused meetings, citing parliamentary immunity, and promising to answer all the questions after the completion of the election campaign in France.