France's Macron turns to Sarkozy amid 'yellow vest' protests

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Macron has lunched with Sarkozy and sent him to represent France at swearing-in of Georgia’s new president, a move that caused a political stir.

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In the midst of the biggest political crisis of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron is enlisting the help of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, in a sign that the right-wing ex-leader’s influence on Macron is on the rise, reports Reuters.