French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face on Tuesday by a man in a horde of spectators while on a walkabout in southern France, video of the occurrence appeared.
Macron’s security company immediately mediated to pull the man to the ground and move Macron away from him.
Two individuals were captured regarding the episode, telecasters BFM TV and RMC radio detailed.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex said the episode was an attack against vote based system.
The episode occurred while Macron was on a visit to the Drome district in south-eastern France, where he met restaurateurs and understudies to discuss how life is getting back to business as usual after the COVID-19 plague.
In video circling via web-based media, Macron, wearing shirt sleeves, could be seen strolling towards a horde of well-wishers who were behind a metal hindrance.
The French president connected his hand to welcome one man, in a green T-Shirt, with glasses and a face veil.
Two of Macron’s security detail handled the man in the green T-shirt, while another guided Macron away. Yet, Macron stayed nearby the group for a couple of more seconds, and had all the earmarks of being conversing with somebody on the opposite side of the boundaries.
The official organization said there had been an endeavor to strike Macron, yet declined further remark.
The recognize of the one who slapped Macron, and his thought processes, were indistinct. While slapping the president, he could be heard yelling “Montjoie Saint Denis,” which was the call to war of the French armed forces when the nation was as yet a government.