Macron Officially Takes President Of France’s Office For The Second Time

Emmanuel Macron, who was re-elected for a second term, took office as France’s president on Saturday, May 7. The head of state serves a five-year tenure.

On Saturday morning, the Elysee Palace hosted the inauguration ceremony.

Laurent Fabius, the head of France’s Constitutional Council, confirmed the country’s previously announced official presidential election results during the celebration.

Fabius addressed Macron, saying, « I declare you elected President of the Republic. »

Macron was then named Grand Master of the Legion of Honor, signaling the start of his second term.

On April 24, France held its second round of presidential elections. The current president, Emmanuel Macron, and Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right ‘Rassemblement National,’ competed for the presidency. Macron earned 58.55 percent of the vote, while Le Pen received 41.45 percent, according to the final vote tally of the French Constitutional Council.


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