U.S. President Joe Biden speaks with France’s President Emmanuel Macron after posing for the G-7 household photograph with friends on the G-7 summit, in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain June 11, 2021.
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The US is again as a cooperative chief of the free world underneath President Joe Biden, France’s Emmanuel Macron stated on Saturday, illustrating the aid felt by many key U.S. allies that the tumult of Donald Trump’s presidency is over.
Macron’s comment echoes that of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who hailed Biden on Thursday as “an enormous breath of recent air”.
Neither Macron nor Johnson drew an specific parallel between Biden and Trump, although each praised Biden’s distinctly cooperative tone and officers stated there was aid after Trump at occasions shocked and bewildered many European allies.
Biden, requested by a reporter if America was again, turned to Macron and gestured along with his sun shades in the direction of the French president that he ought to reply that query.
“Sure undoubtedly,” Macron stated. “It is nice to have a U.S. president who’s a part of the membership and really prepared to cooperate.”
“What you display is that management is partnership,” Macron informed Biden as they sat on an outside terrace with a sweeping view of the turquoise sea behind them.
“The US, I’ve stated earlier than, we’re again,” Biden stated. “Issues are going, I feel, effectively, and we’re, as we are saying again within the States, we’re on the identical web page.”
Biden added that the USA felt very strongly in regards to the cohesion of the NATO navy alliance and expressed help for the European Union – the goal of a lot criticism from Trump throughout his 2017-2021 presidency.
“I for one suppose that the European Union is an extremely robust and vibrant entity, that has lots to do with the power of Western Europe not solely to deal with its financial points however present the spine and help for NATO,” Biden stated.
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