France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face

France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face

Newsdesk |
June 9, 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped in the face on an official visit to the south-east of France.

New Delhi, 9 June 2021                                                                            

As per news report of BBC, in a video circulating on social media, Mr Macron is seen walking up to a barrier on a trip to Tain-l'Hermitage outside the city of Valence. A man in a green T-shirt slaps Mr Macron in the face before officers quickly move in. The president, meanwhile, is pulled away. Two men have been arrested following the incident, French media report. President Macron later called it an "isolated event". "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate: they do not deserve it," he told French newspaper Le Dauphiné.



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