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    French President Hollande Congratulates Macron on Winning Runoff Election

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    Francois Hollande congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning the Sunday runoff election.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French President Francois Hollande congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning the Sunday runoff election.

    "I called @EmmanuelMacron to congratulate him warmly on his election. I have expressed all my wishes of success for our country," Hollande wrote on his Twitter.

    ​According to preliminary results announced by the French Interior Ministry after 20 percent of ballots counted, Macron is winning the French presidential election with 59.93 percent of votes.

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