France’s President,Emmanuel Macron inaugurated at Elysee Palace
The new president of France has opened his term with talk of a new renaissance. Emmanuel Macron,39, said he would convince the people that “the power of France is not declining -that we are on the brink of a great renaissance.” Macron also said he would restore France’s global standing.
There was Tight security in place across Paris for today’s inauguration of Macron.
Macron, an independent, won a resounding victory in last weekend’s second round of voting against the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Macron takes over from outgoing President Francois Hollande.