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.

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    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.


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