Macron elected French president


Independent candidate from the center Emmanuel Macro won the presidential elections in France, won 65.1% of votes in the second round, against 34.9% for right-handed Marine Le Pen, have shown initial results.

39-year macro, former economy minister in the government of Socialist Francois Hollande’s pro-EU and promised to shake the French political system. However, the result of Le Pen is historically the highest for the French far right.

Despite neubedlivata campaign and poor performance in last TV debate, she managed to win more than 10 million votes, more than double her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, who took part in the second round of presidential elections in 2002.


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Macro will be the youngest president of France and took the country into a state of emergency after a series of terrorist attacks. He faces a stagnating economy and high unemployment.