- Title: Macron arrives at Elysee Palace for inauguration
- Date: 14th May 2017
- Summary: PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 14, 2017) (REUTERS) FRENCH AND EUROPEAN UNION FLAGS HANGING FROM PALACE PALACE ENTRANCE HELICOPTER FLYING OVERHEAD
- Embargoed: 28th May 2017 09:27
- Keywords: president Tiphaine Auziere Elysee Macron handover Brigitte Trogneux Laurent Fabius inauguration Hollande Bernard Cazeneuve
- Location: PARIS, FRANCE
- City: PARIS, FRANCE
- Country: France
- Topics: Government/Politics,Elections/Voting
- Reuters ID: LVA0066GT7MTJ
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:French President-elect Emmanuel Macron arrived on Sunday (May 14) for his inauguration as president at a ceremony in the Elysee palace.
Following the tradition, a red carpet was unrolled in the courtyard of the 18th century presidential residence and Macron was welcomed by outgoing President Francois Hollande.
Among the dignitaries present were French Constitutional Council President Laurent Fabius, who will formally accord the presidency to Macron, and outgoing Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
Hollande and Macron had a brief meeting before the former left his home of five years.
Macron will name a prime minister on Monday (May 15) and the new government will be announced on Tuesday (May 16), a source said.
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