French President Emmanuel Macron said that the incident of his slap was an isolated one, with violent extremist individuals behind it.
Macron added that violent people should not be allowed to dominate the political dialogue.
Macron was slapped by a person during a visit to the southeastern region of the country, and the police arrested two people after the incident. She is sentenced to up to six months in prison if convicted.
Avec la réouverture des restaurants, c’est notre gastronomie mais aussi l’agriculture française qu’il faut célébrer. Je veux saluer une nouvelle fois nos agriculteurs. Ils nous ont permis de bien nous nourrir pendant le confinement, ils ont permis au pays de tenir. Merci !
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) June 8, 2021
In his first tweet after the “slap” incident, French President Emmanuel Macron completely ignored the incident that ignited the communication sites, and thanked the farmers.
Macron preferred to ignore the incident, and talk about the country’s agricultural sector, in his first tweet after the incident on his Twitter account.
Macron said: “With the reopening of restaurants , Gastronomy and French agriculture should be celebrated. I want to greet our farmers again. They allowed us to feed ourselves well during the confinement, and allowed the country to survive. Thank you.”
The French media, had The news was widely reported today, Tuesday, and reported that the French authorities had arrested two people after a man slapped President Macron in the face during a tour with a crowd of people in the Drôme region in southeastern France. It was circulated on “Twitter”, in which a man wearing a green shirt, glasses and a muzzle appears chanting: “Macaroni down,” and then a slap in the face to Macron. The man to the floor away from the president.
Macron’s office confirmed, the three A, the authenticity of a video clip widely circulated on the Internet, according to the Associated Press.