A video shows French President Emmanuel Macron (Emmanuel Macron) slapped a man in a group of citizens who greeted Macron in southern France on Tuesday.
Macron’s security guard reacted quickly, knocking the man to the ground and driving Macron away.
According to BFM TV and RMC radio reports, two people were arrested in the incident.
The incident occurred during Macron’s visit to the Drome region in southeastern France, where he met with restaurant owners and students, and he discussed with them the issue of returning to normal life after the covida-19 pandemic.
The video shows Macron walking towards the crowds of citizens standing behind the metal fence. Then she reached out to the man wearing a green T-shirt, goggles and a protective mask.
The man then shouted “A Bas La Macronie” (A Bas La Macronie) and slapped the president.
Two bodyguards knocked down the man, and the third dragged Macron aside.
The French President’s Office announced that this was a planned attack, but did not provide details.