«There was no particular alert“From the security services before the walkabout in which Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a man on Tuesday, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday.
The information evoked by certain media according to which the Head of State would have been warned by these security services of a possible dangerousness of a walkabout just before the incident during his trip to the Drôme “is not exact», Indicated Gabriel Attal at the end of the Council of Ministers. “There was no particular alert on this moment, this walkabout“, He added, while underlining the”permanent vigilanceOf the Security Group of the Presidency of the Republic. He also assured once again that “obviously the President of the Republic, like the members of the government, (was going) to continue to go into contact, without filter, with the French», In particular within the framework of the Tour de France which he has just started.
Emmanuel Macron in the Council of Ministers once again stressed that it was necessary to look at the gesture of this man “for what it is, an isolated fact of a violent individual“, Underlined Gabriel Attal, reaffirming that the author”does not appear to be mr everyone“. The head of state “reiterated that no violence can be trivialized in our country, whether it is language or in deeds“, And that it is necessary”systematically condemn her“, Reported Gabriel Attal, greeting again”unanimityOf the condemnation by the political class on Tuesday.