Both Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump readily acknowledge they have a “special relationship.”
Macron said whatever bond they share is based, in part, on both leaders not being classic politicians while scoring unlikely election victories.
And so as the two presidents sat down for talks at the White House, the agenda was packed with some pressing global issues.
CGTN’s Nathan King has this report from the White House.
- Kaveh Afrasiabi is a political scientist and the author of several books on Iran, Islam and the Middle East.
- John Sitilides is a global risk analyst with Trilogy Advisors.
- Emmanuel Saint-Martin is a France 24 correspondent.
- Nathan King is a CGTN correspondent.
President Trump praises U.S.-French alliance after meeting with President Macron https://t.co/N1Bp56FoYJ
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As a "living tribute" to President Trump and the American people during his state visit this week, French President Macron presented an oak sapling taken from the site of the key WWI battle at Belleau Wood — a legendary spot for the US Marines Corps. https://t.co/YcbWGQXVUZ pic.twitter.com/Z9v56AXm1S
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 24, 2018