Macron officially inaugurated as French president

Emmanuel Macron, elected in presidential elections on May 7th, officially took over the reins of power on Sunday in a handover ceremony with outgoing François Hollande marked by Macron's upbeat speech on his confidence to “give back to the French their confidence in themselves”.

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Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old neophyte, has officially become the youngest president ever elected in France and the youngest serving leader of a G7 nation, reports FRANCE 24.