European dismay over Le Pen vote

BBC News | EUROPE | European dismay over Le Pen vote

"I hope that all democratic powers will unite against right-wing extremism and xenophobia," Sweden's Social Democrat Prime Minister Goran Persson said.

I'll be watching this situation over the next few weeks. If Le Pen wins I'll have to scratch France off my lists of places I'd like to visit.

Written on April 21, 2002