Christophe Castaner said Friday in Saint-Astier (
Dordogne), about published photos of him in nightclubs, that there was "no controversy" and that his safety was "assured", a few hours after the
Prime Minister had given him "all his confidence".
"We were in a private place, a restaurant, and she knows how to be efficient and discreet," said the Minister of the Interior. The people magazines here is and Closer have published photos of the minister kissing a young woman at a party in a Parisian nightclub, on the night of Saturday to Sunday, after the 17th day of mobilization of "yellow vests".
"The rest is privacy"
"Extremely fast proximity that poses an obvious security issue for the unaccompanied Minister of the Interior," says the weekly Closer. According to the people magazine here is"For more discretion, the minister left his two security officers at the door of the restaurant."
"Being Minister of the Interior means being there 7 days a week, 24 hours a day," said the Minister, "but that does not stop me from answering an invitation to a birthday in a restaurant, and to be able to go there freely. The rest is privacy. "What matters is the ability of the minister to be in the full exercise of his duties. That's my case, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, "he said.