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France: 'I'm in the hands of destiny' - Macron gets philosophical on polling day01:22

France: 'I'm in the hands of destiny' - Macron gets philosophical on polling day

France, Le Touquet
May 7, 2017 at 12:32 GMT -00:00 · Published

Supporters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron gathered outside Le Touquet's city hall, Sunday, to catch a glimpse of the En Marche! leader on polling day.

Speaking to journalists congregated outside the city hall amid cheers of his supporters, the En Marche! candidate said that he was “in the hands of destiny”.

“I invite all the citizens to go to vote, to go fulfill this important duty. Many have fought for this right and that is why I invite everyone to vote this Sunday,” Macron said.

The decisive round of the election is to be contested between Macron and the Front National's Marine Le Pen.

In the first round of the 2017 French election, on April 23, Macron gathered 24.01 percent of the votes, with Le Pen closely behind with 21.30 percent. The two candidates subsequently entered the second round runoff.

France: 'I'm in the hands of destiny' - Macron gets philosophical on polling day01:22
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Supporters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron gathered outside Le Touquet's city hall, Sunday, to catch a glimpse of the En Marche! leader on polling day.

Speaking to journalists congregated outside the city hall amid cheers of his supporters, the En Marche! candidate said that he was “in the hands of destiny”.

“I invite all the citizens to go to vote, to go fulfill this important duty. Many have fought for this right and that is why I invite everyone to vote this Sunday,” Macron said.

The decisive round of the election is to be contested between Macron and the Front National's Marine Le Pen.

In the first round of the 2017 French election, on April 23, Macron gathered 24.01 percent of the votes, with Le Pen closely behind with 21.30 percent. The two candidates subsequently entered the second round runoff.

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