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France's Hollande to hand presidential powers to Macron on Sunday
May 10, 2017 / 9:04 AM / 4 months ago

France's Hollande to hand presidential powers to Macron on Sunday

Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (L) and President elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery and to pay tribute to the victims of the slave trade at the Jardins du Luxembourg in Paris, France, May 10, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Pool

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande will formally hand power to his newly elected successor Emmanuel Macron at 10 am local time (0800 GMT) on Sunday, according to an official source.

Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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