President Macron arrived in Nouméa this morning after eleven days of rioting. Here is a summary of Thursday May 23. He could make important announcements this evening.

– “The return to peace, calm and security is the top priority,” he declared.

– I’m going to listen to all the institutional, political, economic and traditional forces. At the end of this day, decisions will be taken and announcements will be made”. He could stay for several days.

– Throughout the day, he met with Caledonian elected representatives and economic players.

– He visited the Nouméa police station.

– He flew over Nouméa in a helicopter.