French president Emmanuel Macron slapped on face
On an official visit to the south-east of France, French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped in the face.
In a video circulating on social media platforms, 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. According to the reports two men have been arrested following the incident.
The identity and motive of the man are not yet clear. In a statement, the local prefecture said he and another individual are being questioned by the gendarmerie.
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