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Emmanuel Macron re-elected: ‘A victory without glory’

By France24
25 April 2022   |   3:30 pm
For the second election in a row, Emmanuel Macron has beaten Marine Le Pen, becoming the first French president to win a second term in 20 years. But most French papers say his victory is one "without glory," as he benefited more from a desire to keep the far right out of office than from widespread support for his policies. We also take a look at international papers' constructive criticism of Macron's re-election and what they think he can do to improve.

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