France’s Emmanuel Macron slapped while greeting crowd during official visit

//France’s Emmanuel Macron slapped while greeting crowd during official visit

France’s Emmanuel Macron slapped while greeting crowd during official visit

A bystander slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face during a trip to southeast France on Tuesday on the second stop of a nationwide tour.Images on social media and broadcast on the BFM news channel showed Macron approaching a barrier to greet a man who, instead of shaking hands, slapped the 43-year-old across the face.Macron’s bodyguards quickly intervened and two people were arrested afterwards, local officials said.“The man who tried to slap the president and another…

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