Macron's security detail quickly intervened, tackling the man while pulling the president away from the metal barrier.
The man, who took the French President by the arm, shouted: "Down with Macronia" ('A Bas La Macronie') as he delivered the blow. Authorities don arrest two men sake of dis incident, according to French media.
While Macron was ushered from the spot of the slap, he remained near the crowd for a few more seconds and also appeared to talk to someone on the other side of the barrier, Reuterssaid. While slapping the president, he could be heard shouting "Montjoie Saint Denis", which was the battle cry of the French armies when the country was still a monarchy. Coquerel on Tuesday expressed his solidarity with Macron.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen also "firmly condemned" what she called "an intolerable physical aggression against the president of the republic".
Visibly fuming, she said later that while Mr Macron is her top political adversary, the assault was "deeply, deeply reprehensible".
Prime Minister Jean Castex said the attack on Macron was an "affront to democracy".
Far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon tweeted his "solidarity with the president" immediately after the slap.
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Village mayors and lawmakers have been among those targeted by physical assaults, death threats and harassment.
In a rare moment of national unity, even his fiercest critics and political rivals came to his defence on Tuesday. Called "crowd baths" in French, they have always been a staple of French politics and only very rarely produce shows of disrespect for the president.
Macron, like his predecessors, enjoys spending time in meet-and-greets with members of the public.
The French are set to head to the polls for regional elections later this month.
India reported almost 1,73,000 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours - its lowest daily surge in 1.5 months. There are still 2,026,065 active cases in the country, as there was a decrease of 88,416 cases in the past 24 hours.
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The statement said Kamel was delegated by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to meet and hold talks with Netanyahu . He also noted that his government was "fully committed" to repatriating Israeli prisoners held by Hamas.
Johnson, who is 56, and Symonds, who is 33, have been living together in Downing Street since he became prime minister in 2019. Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster also wished them a " huge congratulations " on the micro-blogging site.
Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania had denied the Ryanair flight permission to land and its only option was to turn to Minsk, he said. But Proton Technologies, which is based in Geneva, said the message was sent after the plane had already been diverted.
Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honour her "beloved late grandmother", the Princess of Wales, the statement said. A statement from the couple's press secretary said that their second child was born at 11:40 am on Friday.
David Williams spoke out in favour of students returning to the classroom, along with local medical officer of health Dr. Ontario students deserve this positive conclusion to their academic journey, safely.
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FORMER President Trump made an appearance in North Carolina asking for "credit" for the coronavirus vaccinations . The origin of the virus remains hotly contested, and is under study by USA intelligence agencies.
It comes after a series of mysterious explosions that began in 2019 targeting commercial ships in the Gulf of Oman. Like much of Iran's major military hardware, the Kharg dated back to before Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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