Mediapart and BFM-TV interview Emmanuel Macron

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After almost one year in office, French President Emmanuel Macron gave a live interview on Sunday evening with Mediapart’s cofounder and publishing editor Edwy Plenel and Jean-Jacques Bourdin of French rolling news channel BFM-TV. The wide-ranging two-hour interview, the French president’s first public appearance since France joined the US and Britain in missile strikes this weekend against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, was streamed live on Mediapart (with studio debates from Mediapart before and after the interview) and can be replayed here (click on screen, in French only). Together with the video in French of the full interview, arguably the first uncompromising quizzing of a French head of state, follow the highlights in English here (click on headline for article page).

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As he approaches the first anniversary of his election last year, French President Emmanuel Macron appeared in a live interview on Sunday evening with Mediapart’s cofounder and publishing editor Edwy Plenel and Jean-Jacques Bourdin of BFM-TV. The two-hour interview, which was streamed live on Mediapart and other French media (), was the French president’s first public appearance since France joined the US and Britain in missile strikes this weekend against chemical weapons plants of the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.