During the yellow vests protests President Macron invited newspaper Le Monde to talk about renovating his palace, French news outlet Marianne reports.
The French President received a delegation of Le Monde on 22 November, after the start of the yellow vests protests on 17 November.
According to the news outlet, Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron received the newspaper “to praise the renovation work of the Festival Hall of the Elysée Palace”, which is supposed to become “a dialogue space”.
The Head of State in person, write our colleagues, “was to supervise himself, on Thursday 22 November to launch the project that costs around 600,000 euros of which half will be spent on the carpet.
“We are at a time in the life of the nation where we must invest,” Macron told Le Monde. “The Elysee is the showcase of France and had not been invested for years “.
Source: Voice of Europe