Macron joins Hollande for VE Day, to be made president on Sunday

France's president-elect Emmanuel Macron joined outgoing head-of-state François Hollande for VE Day commemorations in Paris on Monday in a public display of friendship between the two men, when it was announced that Macron would be sworn into office next Sunday.

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French President François Hollande has confirmed that Emmanuel Macron will be inaugurated next Sunday as the pair attended their first public meeting together since the centrist's resounding election victory yesterday, reports RTE.