Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to face each other in runoff

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DUSHANBE--The founder of the En Marche! movement, former economic minister Emmanuel Macron, will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the runoff of the French presidential vote on May 7, TASS News Agency reports.

According to final results of the first round, Macron was declared winner, scoring 23.75%. His opponent, Marine Le Pen, received 21.53% of the vote.

The two other politicians, who vied for a place in the second round but failed, are Francois Fillon (The Republicans) and Jean-Luc Melenchon (La France insoumise). They received 19.91% and 19.64%, respectively.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan