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    Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (R) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, May 8, 2017.

    Hollande Will Transfer Authority to Macron on May 14

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    Acting French President Francois Hollande said that the transferal of authority to Emmanuel Macron, the newly-elected French president, on May 14, the Figaro newspaper reported Monday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – According to the final count of the votes, Macron won French presidency with 66.1 percent of the votes.

    France held runoff election on Sunday with independent Emmanuel Macron, the leader of "En Marche!" movement, and right-wing Marine Le Pen as the two presidential hopefuls.

    Following the first round of election, mass protests under slogan "Ni Le Pen, Ni Macron" took place across the country as people were dissatisfied with the emerged candidates for the presidency.

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    Macron Wins French Presidential Election (53)


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