French President Emmanuel Macron (L) speaks with a soldier during a visit to the training centre of the 4th Regiment of the French Foreign Legion, in Saint-Gauderic, southern France, on March 12, 2021. - The French president presented decrees of naturalisation to five legionnaires during the ceremony. (Photo by STEPHANE MAHE / POOL / AFP)
President Emmanuel Macron is neck and neck with far-right leader Marine Le Pen in polls on first-round voting intentions for the May 2022 presidential election. AFP

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