18 October 2019,   11:28
World leaders congratulate Emmanuel Macron on victory

Former President of France congratulated Emmanuel Macron on victory in the presidential election. Francois Holland wished him success in a phone conversation. The newly elected president spoke to the German Chancellor who thanked him the for supporting the European Union in his election campaign.

The President of the Council of Europe Donald Tusk congratulated the French people on the victory of liberty and equality. European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker hopes that Emmanuel Macron will be guided by strong and progressive European ideas.

The Great Britain`s Prime Minister Theresa May has also congratulated Macron on victory. The US President, Donald Trump, expressed his desire to cooperate in the near future.