PARIS — Emmanuel Macron tried to play the mediator on calls with Donald Trump last week, in an attempt to salvage a G7 leaders’ summit in the U.S. while also backing Angela Merkel’s refusal to attend in June.
On a call Saturday, the second in three days, the French president told his American counterpart that it wouldn’t really be a leaders’ summit without all the leaders around the table or a clear agenda, according to an official in Macron’s office.
“[Macron] told him that we must all be around the table at the G7,” the official in Macron’s office said Wednesday. “Our …read more
Source:: European Voice