Angela Merkel congratulates Macron on presidential win

Macron's victory has been welcomed by European leaders who feared that a win by Le Pen could mean the end of the EU. German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Macron on what she called a spectacular success.

by

    Macron's victory has been welcomed by European leaders who feared that a win by Le Pen could mean the end of the European Union.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Emmanuel Macron on what she called a spectacular success.

    Merkel on Monday held her last meeting with current French President Francois Hollande.

     

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Berlin.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Al-Ajrab Sword Brigade, formed in 2015, comprises elite forces from across Saudi military ranks.

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.