French President Emmanuel Macron slapped by man in crowd | Video

French President Emmanuel Macron slapped by man in crowd | Video
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A man from a crowd of onlookers on June 8, 2021, slapped French President Emmanuel Macron in his face when he was meeting with people in southern France. The video of the incident went viral as soon as it was recorded.

As can be seen in the video, the security personnel of the President intervened immediately and pulled the man to the ground. Meanwhile, President moved away from him.

According to the broadcasters BFM TV and RMC radio, the security agencies have arrested two people in connection with the incident.

The incident happened when Macron was on a visit to the Drome. It is location south-eastern France, where the French president met students and talked about normalcy after COVID-19.

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