During the joint statement on signing the protocol, the parties also announced the opening of a representative office of the "DPR" in Marseilles, France, which should be headed by Gerald-Hubert Fayard, head of Information Resistance Group, military analyst and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook.

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"On behalf of France, the protocol was signed by president of the local branch of the National Center of Independents and Peasants of the Bouches-du-Rhone department Gerald-Hubert Fayard. The delegation was also represented by member of the council of the Bouches-du-Rhone from the Debout la France (France Arise) Party Christiane Pujol, member of the Vitrolles municipal council who represents the Republicans Christian Borelli, councilor of the commune Aix (Limousin region), national adviser to the Republican Party, and journalist Svetlana Kiseleva," Tymchuk said.