June 08, 2021 – 22:54
The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, said that today’s incident in which he was shot with a slap is an isolated event.
“We have to put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event,” Macron told the local French daily Dauphin Libre after being slapped while walking and shaking hands with citizens in southeastern France, Reuters reports.
“We must not allow ultra-violent people to take over public debates, they do not deserve it,” said the French president. / tch