Tag: Emmanuel Macron

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan says Emmanuel Macron ‘needs treatment’ over attitude to Muslims

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan launched a fresh attack on his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, saying he needed mental treatment over his attitude towards Muslims and Islam. Earlier this month, Macron pledged to fight “Islamist separatism”, which he said was threatening to take control in some Muslim communities around France, drawing a sharp […]

France’s Emmanuel Macron invites British PM Boris Johnson to visit

PARIS: France President Emmanuel Macron has invited new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to see him in France “in the next few weeks,” an official at the Elysee palace said. Macron extended the invitation in a call late Thursday to Johnson from his official summer vacation residence in the south of France. In the call, Macron […]

Donald Trump criticises Emmanuel Macron again over European defence remarks

NEW DELHI: United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French president’s call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed “insulting.” “Emmanuel Macron suggests building its own army to protect Europe against the US, China and Russia. But it was […]

Emmanuel Macron snubs US arms in defence spat with Donald Trump

PARIS: Europe should not spend higher defence budgets on US-made weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview due to air on Sunday, after a defence row with President Donald Trump. One of dozens of world leaders attending World War I commemorations in France this weekend, Trump tweeted after landing in Paris that Macron’s […]

Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron discuss Syria, Iran and trade

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump on Monday held a meeting with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, during which the two leaders discussed the situation in Syria, the aggressive behaviour of Iran and promoting free trade between the US and the European Union (EU). “The two leaders discussed […]

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