France’s Macron wants Africa’s approval on military presence

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WATFORD, England (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants West African leaders to make it clear they want and need France’s military presence. He spoke after a helicopter collision killed 13 French soldiers fighting Islamic extremists in Mali last week. Macron said Wednesday that France will organize a Dec. 16...

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Trump Slams Macron Over 'Brain Dead' NATO Comments
Trump Slams Macron Over 'Brain Dead' NATO Comments . French President Emmanuel Macron gave an interview with 'The Economist' last month, saying the U.S. is "turning its back on us.". What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO, French President Emmanuel Macron, via 'The Economist'. Although President Trump has been a critic of NATO in the past, he found Macron's comments to be "nasty." . He shared his thoughts on Tuesday during a NATO meeting. It's a tough statement when you make a statement like that. It's a very, very nasty statement to essentially 28 countries, President Donald Trump, via Politico. France is not doing well economically at all...They've had a very rough year and you just can't go around making statements like that about NATO. It's very disrespectful, President Donald Trump, via Politico. Despite Trump's criticism, Macron is refusing to back down. I know that my statements created some reaction. I do stand by [them], French President Emmanuel Macron, via CNN

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