At state funeral, Macron hails Resistance spirit of heroic gendarme

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President said the 'greatness' of Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame who swapped places with female hostage, had 'stunned France'.

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President Emmanuel Macron has led a national ceremony this morning paying tribute to a heroic policeman who died after swapping with a female hostage during a jihadist attack, reports The Telegraph.