France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face during crowd walkabout.


President Macron Slapped by a man while on a visit in South East France

-Two men have so far been arrested over the incident whose video has gone viral

French President Emmanuel Macron has been Given a hot slap in the face while on an official visit to the south-east of France.

In a viral video circulating on social media, President Macron is seen walking up to a barrier on a trip to Tain-l’Hermitage outside the city of Valence South-East of the European Country.

A man in a green T-shirt slaps Mr Macron in the face before officers quickly move in. The president, meanwhile, is pulled away.

Two men have been arrested following the incident, French media report.

President Macron is currently on a tour of France and had just visited a hotel school in Tain-l’Hermitage. His visit to the area was set to continue on Tuesday, officials said, with a trip to a vocational institute for 25-30 year-olds.

The president’s visit comes on the eve of a major step for French bars and restaurants, which will be able to reopen to indoor customers after seven months of closure. France’s overnight curfew is also being pushed back from 21:00 to 23:00 on Wednesday

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