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PARIS (Reuters) - President Elect Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday a new era in French history was beginning, as the 39-year old pro-EU centrist becomes the country's youngest head of state since Napoleon.
"A new page in our long history has turned tonight," Macron said in a statement to Reuters. "I want it to be that of rediscovery of hope and trust."
Reporting by Michel Rose; editing by Leigh Thomas