PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron Was slapped On Sunday, the face was again visible, reported Mehr News Agency. Citing a viral video.
A video clip, which went viral On social media, a woman is seen in olive green t-shirt with slapping President Macron While he was on his way.
This clip also features some media persons present at the scene at the time of the alleged incident.
MacronMedia reports claim that the woman was quickly taken away by her security detail and then pounced upon her.
A similar incident occurred on June 8th, last year. slapped President Macron During a visit by The French Leader to the country’s Southeast.
According to The New York TimesThis is footage from the incident. Macron The incident occurred as he approached a small group in Tain-l’Hermitage. This town is in the Drome Region of France.
The video showed the attacker grasping the victim. French president’Forearm He slapped him across the face, as he was about start a conversation.
He also shouted “Down with Macronie,” A term used sometimes derogatorily to refer To Macron’s administration.
According to The Sunday Review there were two arrests in this case. The atacker was also arrested. The daily couldn’t provide any details about their identities.
Before slapping MacronThe man shouted a slogan often associated with far right activists or royalists, but his motives were not clear.
Reporting by The Sunday Review: In 2018, an Action Francaise man shouted the same slogan while throwing a pie at a leftist lawmaker.
Unfazed by the attack, Macron He resumed talking to people and shaking hands. Later, he said that he was fine and that the slap had been an aside. “isolated incident” That should be. “put into perspective.”
“The overwhelming majority of French people are interested in substantive issues,” Sunday Review quoted Macron According to an interview with a local newspaper: “A minority of…” “ultraviolent individuals” You shouldn’t “take possession of the public debate.”