Emmanuel Macron speaks at the Elysee Palace during the inauguration ceremony of the second French president in Paris on May 7 – Photo: AFP
According to AFP news agency and Reuters news agency, the inauguration ceremony of the President France Emmanuel Macron (44 years old) was held at the Elysee Palace on May 7, with about 500 people in attendance, including his wife Brigitte and former French presidents Francois Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy.
The re-election ceremony took place on a relatively modest scale, but marked the first time in 20 years that a French president was re-elected and assumed a second term.
According to tradition, to celebrate the inauguration of President Macron, 21 cannons are fired from the Invalides military memorial. However, there was no symbolic march on the Champs-Elysees.
Entering a second term, Macron faces a difficult agenda, including implementing the reforms he promised when he became the youngest president in French history in 2017, as well as dealing with on issues related to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Emmanuel Macron speaks at the inauguration ceremony of the second French president on May 7 – Photo: AFP
Particularly at home, President Macron has to deal with a crisis caused by the rising cost of living, and possibly protests that are likely to occur as he implements his pension reform plan. cherished, with the intention of raising the retirement age of the French.
“I promise to build a more livable planet, a livelier and stronger France,” Macron said in a speech at the Elysee Palace, vowing to adopt a “new approach” to leading. after his first term saw France deeply divided.
Macron’s second term will officially begin when his first term ends at midnight on May 13.
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