Emmanuel Macron described this Wednesday the death of Thomas, 16, in Drôme, as a “terrible assassination” and an “attack” which “marked us all”.
A thought for Thomas. During the 103rd Congress of Mayors of France, Emmanuel Macron addressed elected officials in Paris, this Wednesday, October 22, referring to the “terrible assassination” of which the 16-year-old teenager was the victim in Drôme.
“We have been confronted with more and more episodes of violence against you, elected officials of the Republic. But also the episodes of violence which marked us all. I have a thought for your Drôme colleague who organized a white march today after the terrible assassination and this attack which marked us all,” declared the President of the Republic, while more than 6,000 people marched in Romans -sur-Isère to pay tribute to him. to Thomas.
“In this context, I will be clear before opening a few lines: the role of all of us, you and I, is not to suffer and to remain firmly attached to the values of the Republic (…). We must behave as Republicans on a few firm lines,” he added later.