Trump reiterates to Macron the US will not drop Iran sanctions

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© Getty Images President Trump on Thursday spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated to him that the United States would not relieve Iran of economic sanctions. The two leaders also agreed it was imperative to “curb Iran’s actions threatening freedom of … Read More

One empty chair at G-7 climate meeting: Trump’s

From the left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Egyptian President and Chairman of the African Union Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a work session focused on climate in Biarritz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug. … Read More

World powers need to help the US win a trade deal with China, says ex-Trump negotiator

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KEY POINTS One “critically important” thing to a trade deal is unity from allies — and it is in the “self-interest” of Europe, Japan and others to work with the U.S. on those trade issues, he added, said former top White … Read More

Macron: ‘I’m the hard boy of EU’ – French leader issues Boris with a fresh Brexit warning

EMMANUEL MACRON declared himself the “hard boy” of Brexit today but said he is ready to respect the decision made by British voters to quit the European Union. The French President challenged Mr. Johnson to deliver a solution to break … Read More

Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

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Boris Johnson will travel to Germany tonight to meet Angela Merkel over Brexit (Picture: PA/Reuters) Boris Johnson is beginning a week of meetings with EU and world leaders in Germany where he will meet with German chancellor Angela Merkel. The … Read More

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in the Mediterranean The rescue ship Alan Kurdi picking up 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean this month. Photograph: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye/EPA The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said … Read More

Salvini to France: Italy will no longer accept all mogrants arriving in Europe

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Italian populist interior minister Matter Salvini has declared his country will no longer take in all migrants arriving in Europe in a letter to French interior minister Christophe Castaner. “The choices made only in Paris and Berlin are … Read More

Emmanuel Macron’s EU army plans dealt huge blow – ‘Countries are concerned’

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EMMANUEL MACRON’s attempts to build an ever-closer European Union with a common EU army could fail due to concerns France has sparked among smaller countries, security expert Alexandre Vautravers has said. Emmanuel Macron has been one of the most outspoken proponents … Read More

Macron ‘would support’ Merkel for Commission president

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  German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets French President Emmanuel Macron | Carsten Koall/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told Swiss TV station RTS that he would back German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Commission president. Asked about his stance in … Read More

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