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France's Macron: 'We'll get through this if we stick together'

French President Emmanuel Macron is seen on television screens in Paris as he speaks during an interview on national television, to announce further measures to tackle a second wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak sweeping across France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday the French nation would get through the COVID-19 crisis if citizens stick together.

Speaking on national television after announcing nightly curfews to try to curb the spread of the virus, Macron said: “The message I want to send this evening is that I need each of you, we need each other, to find solutions.”

“We will come out of this stronger, because we will be more united,” he said. “We will get through this, together.”

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Writing by Christian Lowe

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