France's Socialist Party Joins Melenchon's Leftist Alliance Ahead of Legislative Elections

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PARIS (Sputnik) - The has joined the leftist alliance proposed by far-left French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon ahead of the French legislative elections, France Unbowed party spokesman Alexis Corbiere said on Friday.
Melenchon, who is leading the France Unbowed party, proposed the alliance ahead of elections to the National Assembly of France, the country's lower house, scheduled for June 12 and 19, 2022. France Unbowed hopes to build a new majority in the National Assembly by creating an alliance between the four parties.
"It is official. It is historical. It is exciting. The New People's Ecologist and Social Union expanded after the council of the Socialist Party voted to join," Corbiere said on Twitter.
The Europe Ecology – The Greens, the French green party, joined the electoral block on Monday and was followed by the French Communist Party on Tuesday. The formed electoral block was called the New People's Ecologist and Social Union.
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