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Merkel's spokesman congratulates Macron on winning French presidency
May 7, 2017 / 6:32 PM / 7 months ago

Merkel's spokesman congratulates Macron on winning French presidency

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.

Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Michael Nienaber

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