French President Emmanuel Macron (right) and his aide Alexandre Benalla at the Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14. Benalla has since been dismissed. Photo: Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron (right) and his aide Alexandre Benalla at the Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14. Benalla has since been dismissed. Photo: Reuters
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French President Emmanuel Macron (right) and his aide Alexandre Benalla at the Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14. Benalla has since been dismissed. Photo: Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron (right) and his aide Alexandre Benalla at the Bastille Day military parade in Paris on July 14. Benalla has since been dismissed. Photo: Reuters
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