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The re-elected president spoke, Sunday evening at the Champ-de-Mars, to those who had voted for him in order to block the far right, as well as to those who abstained.
After the loneliness of the Louvre pyramid, five years ago, Emmanuel Macron celebrated his victory in the second round of the presidential election at Champ-de-Mars, surrounded by a crowd of supporters, Sunday April 24. “I also know that many of our compatriots voted for me not to support the ideas I hold but to block those of the far right”declared in particular the re-elected president.
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“And I want to thank them here and tell them that I am aware that this vote obliges me for the years to come”said Emmanuel Macron, who arrived surrounded by children and his wife, Brigitte Macron, to the sound of theOde to Joy of Beethoven’s 9th symphony, the European anthem.
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Emmanuel Macron also addressed all those “who abstained. Their silence signified a refusal to choose which we must respond to.” He added that “this new era will not be the continuity of the five-year term which is ending”promising that “no won’t be left by the wayside“.
Asking his supporters not to boo his opponent in the presidential run-off, Marine Le Pen, the re-elected president said: “No, don’t whistle anyone. From the beginning, I asked you never to whistle. Because from now on, I am no longer the candidate of one side, but the president of all.”