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French leader Macron is slapped during visit to small town
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped Tuesday in the face by a man during a visit to a small town in southeast France. Macron’s office confirmed a video that is widely circulating online. The French president can be seen greeting the public waiting for him behind traffic barriers in the small town of Tain-l’Hermitage after he visited a high school that is training students to work in hotels and restaurants. The video shows aMacron’s office confirmed a video that is widely circulating online.
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Paris (Reuters) - the Brexit Agreement and that on the new relations between the European Union and Great Britain can not be renegotiated and the British government lacks seriousness if it wishes to see them again, said Thursday Emmanuel Macron.
"it is not serious to want to see again in July what we finalized after years of debate and work in December," said French President on the eve of the opening of a G7 summit in southwestern England during which he will have bilateral interview with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Brexit: On the margin of the G7, Emmanuel Macron asks Boris Johnson to hold his commitments
© Bloomberg / Getty Images Brexit: On the margin of the G7, Emmanuel Macron asks Boris Johnson to hold his commitments the head of state Invited British Prime Minister to respect the "given word" under Brexit, said the French Presidency on Saturday 12 June. President Emmanuel Macron asked Saturday, June 12 at British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to respect "the Word given to Europeans" under the Brexit, on the background of tensions in Northern Ireland, said the French Presidency.
"If, six months later, we say 'what you have negotiated, we do not know how to respect it' so that means that nothing is respectable. I believe in the strength of the treaties, I believe in the 'Spirit of seriousness. Nothing is renegotiable, everything is applicable, "added Emmanuel Macron.
After the effective output of the UK from the EU at the beginning of the year, customs controls were introduced on certain goods shipped from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, in accordance with a protocol provided for in the Agreement on The Brexit designed to avoid the recovery of a physical border on the island of Ireland.
These controls, however, contributed to revive the tensions between the different communities of Northern Ireland, unionists refusing any difference in treatment with the rest of the United Kingdom.
In order to avoid province supply problems, the Government of Boris Johnson decided in March to extend a moratorium on these customs controls until October. The European Union denounced a unilateral initiative contrary to the Brexit Agreement and the discussions were initiated between the two parties but struggle to move forward.
Man held over Macron slap was medieval swordsmanship fan .
Man held over Macron slap was medieval swordsmanship fanPARIS (Reuters) - The man alleged to have slapped French President Emmanuel Macron in the face ran a club for enthusiasts of medieval swordsmanship and had no previous criminal record, two sources familiar with the investigation said on Wednesday.