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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election on Sunday to the French presidency, saying his win was a victory for a united Europe.
"Congratulations Emmanuel Macron. Your victory is a victory for a strong united Europe and for the Franco-German friendship," Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said in tweets in German and French.
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