Why is Macron courting Trump?

President Macron addressed US Congress to describe the French-US "very special relationship" and call for greater cooperation.

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    French President Emmanuel Macron, who visited Washington, DC, for high-level talks, urged the United States to move away from nationalism and called on it to work with France to face global challenges.

    But he warned the US against shutting out the world, saying it needs to lead the way towards strong multilateralism.

     

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris on how the French have reacted to his close relationship with US President Donald Trump.


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