France's Hollande greets Macron in first meeting since victory
France's Hollande greets Macron in first meeting since victory
10 May, 2017, 00:02
The election of Macron is a "sign of a France reconciled with all its spiritual and religious components in order to respond in unity to the threats of division which weigh upon the nation", the Grand Mosque of Paris said in a statement.
Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency last night, crushing Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate, after a vicious contest that has ended decades of rule by established parties.
EU officials are hoping the unashamedly pro-EU Macron will help revive the fortunes of the bloc after Brexit. "Let us work in France and Spain for a stable, prosperous and more integrated Europe", Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a tweet.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meanwhile said French voters had chosen a "European future".
"This evening the Prime Minister [May] spoke to [French] President-elect Macron to warmly congratulate him on his election victory".
"This is a victory for the French people and for European cooperation".
Mr Macron, who hopes to revitalise the Franco-German axis at the heart of the European Union, plans to visit Berlin shortly. Unknown three years ago, Macron is now poised to become one of Europe's most powerful leaders.
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"Cooperation between Sweden and France is strong".
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi offered his congratulations on Sunday to his new French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, victor of the French general election, stressing the depth and strength of Egyptian-French relations.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wanted to work together with Macron on a "progressive agenda" to "promote global security, increase collaboration in science and technology, and create good, middle-class jobs on both sides of the Atlantic".
Here is a selection of comments from world leaders and other political heavyweights on Macron's election victory.
A crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight, jubilantly waving red, white and blue tricolour flags at a victory party outside the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Macron spoke with Merkel after his victory was announced, telling her that he would travel to Berlin "very quickly".
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In order to govern with complete control, Macron's 'En Marche!' needs to win a majority in June's parliamentary elections. The "France first", anti-Europe message of Macron's rival Le Pen, 48, struck a chord with great swathes of the country.
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But the mood remained festive, with songs and chants filling the air. "Wherever he goes, he spreads the message of peace". An Egyptian government source said that the encounter of the Pope and the president was cordial and very friendly.
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Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race
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