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Does Macron see himself as Europe’s de facto foreign policy leader?


Tuesday was Lebanon’s centenary, and French President Emmanuel Macron marked it by planting a cedar tree while French jets flew over the country. This was the second visit by Macron following the devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut. He toured Beirut’s neighborhoods where Lebanese politicians are not welcome and huddled with protesters who want the downfall of Lebanon’s establishment. As part of his PR strategy, he even visited Fairuz, a Lebanese singer who is the single most popular cultural icon of Lebanon, in her house and had dinner with her.

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Source:: The Frontier Post


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