Macron carries hopes of millions of Europeans: Merkel
Macron carries hopes of millions of Europeans: Merkel
Marine Le Pen claims victory in defeat and says Front National now main opposition force in France
20 May, 2017, 06:30
Le Pen's loss to centrist Emmanuel Macron still gave her a historic number of votes, reflecting the changing image of her once-pariah National Front party from fringe force to a political heavyweight.
Sunday's results mark a meteoric rise for Macron, who at 39 will become France's youngest-ever president.
Hollande smiled and clasped the arms of his one-time economy minister as the two men attended a ceremony at Paris's Arc de Triomphe to commemorate victory over the Nazis in World War II.
"I will always be at his side", Hollande added.
Monday also marked decades of peace in Western Europe, something Macron made a cornerstone of his campaign against Le Pen's brand of populism.
"I will fight with all my strength against the divisions that are undermining us", he said.
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Success for Le Pen also came in the ambiguous attitude of the charismatic radical-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who refused to tell his nearly 20 percent of voters what to do in the second round, leading many of them to reject both the far-right and the liberal finalists.
Macron is an ardent Europhile, appearing on stage carrying an European Union flag at a campaign rally and claiming that France was "a valley of tears" before the bloc came into being.
In his first speech as president Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron said he had heard the "anger" and the "fears" of some of his compatriots, and promised that he would work to be an inclusive president.
"Allow me to wish you much success and personal satisfaction in this highly significant and challenging role as leader of France, " Rivlin said.
"He carries the hopes of millions of French people, and of many people in Germany and the whole of Europe", German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a news conference in Berlin.
"Happy that the French chose a European future", European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Twitter.
"We congratulate President-elect Macron and the people of France on their successful presidential election", the statement read. Trump tweeted on Sunday that he looks forward to working with Macron.
"I'd like to express the Islamic Republic of Iran's preparedness for steady exchange of views (with France) on bilateral, regional, and worldwide issues", the Iranian president said.
"The citizens of France entrusted you to lead the country in a hard period for Europe and for the entire world community. The growth in threats of terrorism and militant extremism is accompanied by an escalation of local conflicts and the destabilization of whole regions", Putin said in a congratulatory telegram released by the Kremlin. "In these circumstances, it is especially important to overcome mutual distrust and unite efforts to ensure global stability and security", he said.
On Friday night, an hour before a French media blackout ahead of the vote, a cache of hacked En Marche! files, reportedly mixed with some falsified documents, were published online in an attack that bore some of the hallmarks of the hack on the Democrat party in last year's U.S. election.
Le Pen, who met with Putin in Moscow in March, has called for the lifting of European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, imposed over its illegal annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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