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EU's Juncker hails French for choosing 'a European future'

AFP  |  Brussels 

European Commission chief Jean- Claude Juncker today hailed French voters for electing pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron today as their nation's new president.

"Happy that the French chose a European future," Juncker said on Twitter, after Macron defeated far right candidate Marine Le Pen who favoured withdrawing from the European Union.

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First Published: Mon, May 08 2017. 00:42 IST