Macron in the US: Washington is very careful with France

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A year after the diplomatic crisis over Australian submarines, the two countries are attempting a rapprochement. But the concerns remain on the French side.





From our correspondent in the US, Claire Meynial

John Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council, during a press briefing at the White House, Nov. 28, 2022, in Washington, dedicated to the state visit of President Emmanuel Macron.
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Emmanuel Macron had not yet arrived in Washington on Tuesday afternoon when John Kirby in a sitting room of the White House was weaving laurels for him in front of the French press. According to the spokesman for the National Security Council, the Franco-American couple is doing wonderfully.

“France has been at the center of literally almost every national security issue that matters to the United States, our allies and partners, not to mention Emmanuel Macron’s lifetime… He has developed leadership within the G7, longer than any of us , I think it is a recognition of his unique style on the continent and on all subjects. »

It is true that compared to Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany since December 2021, Emmanuel Macron is almost like a former…


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