French President Emmanuel Macron appeared on Monday at the International Gastronomy, Hotel and Food Fair in Lyon. There was an incident during the visit. Macron was hit with an egg.
The French president spoke during his visit to the Lyon fair. He tried to encourage young jobseekers to pursue a culinary career. After the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, French restaurateurs are struggling with a labor shortage.
After Macron’s speech, there was an incident. In a recording posted by Lyon Mag, you can see that the president was struck by a yak as he made his way through the assembled crowd. The egg didn’t break, it just bounced off Macron’s arm. The president’s security responded, trying to protect him.
The man is detained
The man who threw the egg shouted: “long live the revolution”. Reuters agency, citing the French media, announced that he had been detained. She reported that a Macron spokeswoman did not respond to a request for comment.
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