Centrist Emmanuel Macron has won the Sunday's French presidential election with 66.06 percent of votes, the results announced by the French Interior Ministry after counting 99.99% of ballots showed. His rival, right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen gathered 33.94 percent of votes.
The first round of the French presidential election took place on April 23.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron officially assumed the office in the Elysee Palace on Sunday.
The inauguration of centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to be held Sunday.
Newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron and former prime minister Alain Juppe reached an agreement on Friday on forming a new Cabinet, which may include a number of conservative politicians, the RTL radio reported.
Twenty-six percent of French citizens would prefer to see former Prime Minister Alain Juppe, a member of The Republicans party, return to Matignon under newly elected President Emmanuel Macron, a poll showed Friday.
France’s centrist Democratic Movement (MoDem) leader Francois Bayrou has the strongest bid for prime minister, although 52 percent of French voters are undecided, a poll out Friday has revealed.
Emmanuel Macron's ascent to power in France is a victory for the oligarchy and and a big loss for democracy, analysts told Sputnik.
The headquarters of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has been subjected to cyberattacks since December 2016, a Macron’s team member, former head of the French Digital Council Mounir Mahjoubi said Thursday.
Syria became the only country in the world where French voters supported National Front leader Marine Le Pen during last week's presidential runoff in France, according to the results of voting abroad published the French Foreign Ministry.
The French government tendered resignation on Wednesday as a formal step following the results of the recent presidential elections, the French presidential office said.
French right-wing politician and former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Wednesday that she regretted the decision of her niece, Marion Marechal-Le Pen, to withdraw from politics, but understood it on a personal level.
Emmanuel Macron’s election victory showcases that the French Deep State establishment backs the European Commission in Brussels and continues to support the euro currency of a majority of EU member states.
The policies of French President-elect Emmanuel Macron, including his approach to Russia and the issue of pulling back NATO armaments from the Russian border, are uncertain, political observers said to Sputnik.
A former adviser to US Senate Republican leadership said in an interview with Sputnik that Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election may show that the globalists may finally have found the antidote to what had seemed a rising populist tide.
French Ambassador to the United States Gerard Araud said Tuesday that French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will have to address concerns of French people in order to prevent the far-right politicians taking control over the country in the next elections.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has vowed to uphold friendly relations with China, saying that Paris will stick to the so-called "One China" policy, which denies independence of Taiwan.
Emmanuel Macron as the French president will not implement necessary reforms in the country's economy, required to meet Germany's competition inside the European Union, the president of the Belgian right-wing People’s Party, Mischael Modrikamen, told Sputnik on Tuesday.
About to 54 percent of the French citizens do not believe that country's President-elect Emmanuel Macron will not be able to carry out all of his reforms, as he had promised, in the first 100 days of his presidency, a poll showed on Tuesday.
Former French PM Manuel Valls would like to participate in the upcoming parliamentary election as part of President-elect Emmanuel Macron future support group.
Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to face major obstacles as he tries to push through his ambitious reform agenda, Professor of European Politics at the Institute of Political Studies in Lyon Alistair Cole told Radio Sputnik.
The French presidential election has proven that the country’s traditional political establishment faces an existential crisis of historic proportions, analysts told Sputnik.
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