Emmanuel Macron elected as President of France

Monday 8th of May 2017

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Pro-European centrist leader Emmanuel Macron happens to be elected as President of France after winning 20.7 million votes on 8 May 2017. Thirty-nine-year-old former investment banker, who has never held elected office, becomes the youngest President and occupant from the Élysée Palace.

He could be France's youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

Utilizing this type of win, Macron, who had been unknown anywhere int he planet four years ago, will get to be the first President from outside two of the traditional main parties, namely center-left or center-right, since the modern republic's foundation in 1958.

To win the election, Macron defeated his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, who took about 10.6 million votes during the Presidential elections '. He won the elections by securing 66.06 % votes; while Le Pen got 33.94 % from the votes.

In the victory party away from the Louvre Museum in Paris, Macron said the country has sent a terrific message to itself, to Europe and the world. He said he would "guarantee the unity of the world and defend and protect Europe&rdquo ;.

Marine Le Pen, his far-right opponent during the Presidential runoff, quickly called Macron to concede her defeat after voters rejected her "French-first" nationalism by a big margin.

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Congratulatory messages that poured from abroad includes

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Emmanuel Macron for his victory during the French Presidential election. Within the tweet, Modi said, he can be longing for always work with with Mr Macron to further strengthen India-France ties.

• German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said hello had been a "victory for an intense and united Europe", while EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said French voters had chosen a "European future."

• US President Donald Trump in a tweet terming the victory as "big win" said he anticipated working while using French leader.

• Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on winning the Presidential poll.

• British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to President-elect Macron to warmly congratulate him. She also discussed Brexit with him, the Downing Street office said.

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Unknown four years ago, Macron happens to be poised being probably Europe's most robust leaders. He brings a hugely ambitious agenda of political and economic reform for France and the European Union. His win brings hopes towards the European Union because; Macron's challenger during the Presidential run-offs is someone that once threatened taking France right out of the European Union. The threat was a task for arsenic intoxication the European Union.

Emmanuel Macron's first-month timeline as new President of France

Macron has over 4 weeks taking over in the outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande and form a government and push victory during the June 2017 legislative elections. Below may be the timeline of key moments for Macron in coming weeks

• 8 May: The president-elect makes a primary official appearance alongside Hollande at Paris'Arc de Triomphe towards the annual ceremony from the Tomb from the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Victory in Europe Day and the surrender of Nazi forces on 8 May 1945.

• 9-13 May: Hollande's outgoing Socialist government resigns during this time, paving the way for the president-elect taking office this week. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve's government will still run day-to-day government business until this new president is sworn in.

• 10 May: France's Constitutional Council officially announces one last link between the 2017 presidential election.

• 13-14 May: The latest president will be sworn in by 15 May 2017 (Monday) in a transfer of power ceremony from the Elysee presidential palace where two of the leaders will come across and the codes for France's nuclear weapons arsenal will undoubtedly be handed over. No precise date has yet been set towards the ceremony, although local media have suggested 14 May is most likely. The president might name this new premier who is appropriate on forming a cabinet. In 2012, the complete government was named within two days. Macron said his first trip would be to see troops based overseas. It's unclear when which could happen, but Hollande in 2012 travelled to Berlin for a passing fancy day when he was sworn in.

• 15-19 May: Candidates from both parties will present within week their credentials towards the June legislative elections towards the 577 parliamentary seats during the National Assembly.

• 22 May: Campaigning begins towards the legislative elections.

• 25-27 May: Macron will have what is supposed to be his first hitting the ground with foreign leaders. The latest president is supposed to first attend the NATO heads of state meeting in Brussels on May 25 before travelling to Sicily for that G7 leaders'summit which brings together leaders from the United States, Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan.

• 11 June: The very first round of the cheaper house legislative elections takes place. Candidates exceeding 50 percent from the vote and securing the equivalent of 25 percent of registered voters will undoubtedly be elected. Those exceeding 12.5 percent from the vote can run during the second-round runoff.

• 18 June: Second round of legislative election takes place. Some of the best candidate is elected.

• 19 June: A government reshuffle might be based on the legislative election results.

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