US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA
Diplomacy

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron defuse row after French president’s calls for ‘European army’

  • Trump appeared particularly irked by the French leader’s referral to the US alongside China and Russia as national security threats
  • Macron has repeatedly invoked the first world war in recent weeks to hammer home his message that rising nationalism is destabilising the world

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US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace in Paris. Photo: EPA
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