French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Man gets 4 months’ jail for slapping France’s Emmanuel Macron

  • A court gave Damien Tarel a sentence of 18 months in jail, but 14 of those months were suspended
  • The 28-year-old attacked Macron when the president was shaking hands with members of the public during a walkabout in France’s Drome region

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron (left) interacts with members of a crowd in Valence on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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