On a tour to Tain-l'Hermitage outside of Valence, Mr Macron is seen stepping up to a barricade in a video shared on social media.
Before policemen rush in, a guy in a green T-shirt strikes Mr Macron in the face. Then, the president is being dragged away.According to French media, two males have been detained as a result of the event. After he slapped the president, the guy allegedly yelled "Down with Macron-ism," as well as "Montjoie, Saint-Denis," the historic Kingdom of France's war cry, in allusion to King Charlemagne's banner.Following the incident, Mr Macron eventually went to the barrier and mingled with the audience again, as shown in the video.
Two individuals have been detained after a guy in the audience slapped French President Emmanuel Macron in the face during a public speech.
For the protection of Mr Macron instantly wrestled the guy to the ground and escorted the president away from danger.
The act, according to French Prime Minister Jean Castex, was an insult to democracy. He told the National Assembly shortly after the event that although democracy meant discussion and genuine dissent, it “must never in any instance entail violence, verbal abuse, and physical attack.”
Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left La France Insoumise party's leader and a member of the National Assembly, tweeted his "solidarity with the President."
Marine Le Pen, the far-leader, right's also condemned the incident through Twitter. “While democratic discussion may be acrimonious, physical violence will never be tolerated. I vehemently condemn the inexcusable violent assault on the Republic's President.”
“Attacking the President of the Republic is a terrible and unforgivable blow to our institutions,” François Hollande, the former president of France, tweeted. Faced with this heinous conduct, the whole country must unite behind the President. In these circumstances, I offer @EmmanuelMacron my whole support.”