'The real France is back', EU's Juncker says after Macron speech

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday praised French President Emmanuel Macron's commitment to the European Union.

"I want to express my emotion and friendship, when I hear the French president expressing himself in the way that he has. The real France is back," Juncker told the European Parliament in Strasbourg after a speech by Macron.

(Reporting by Alastair Macdonald in Strasbourg, writing by Robert-Jan Bartunek in Brussels; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)