FRANCE PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON SLAPPED IN THE FACE

June 9, 2021

FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON HAS BEEN SLAPPED IN THE FACE ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE SOUTH-EAST OF FRANCE.


IN A VIDEO CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA, MR MACRON IS SEEN WALKING UP TO A BARRIER ON A TRIP 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, WAS PULLED AWAY.


TWO MEN HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING THE INCIDENT, ACCORDING TO FRENCH MEDIA REPORTS.


PRESIDENT MACRON LATER CALLED IT AN "ISOLATED EVENT".