- PressTV Published on Aug 27, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron says he will announce new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, calling on the 28-member bloc to stop relying on the United States to protect its sovereignty. “Europe can no longer rely on the United States for its security. It’s up to us to meet our responsibilities and guarantee our security, and therefore European sovereignty,” Macron said during a speech to French ambassadors in Paris on Monday.
- FRANCE 24 English Published on Aug 27, 2018
“Europe should stop relying on the United States for its defence.” Emmanuel Macron”s words before the annual seminar of French ambassadors in Paris. Macron was lashing out at what he called Donald Trump”s aggressive isolationism. The French President”s speech follows a similar plea last week from Germany for boosted military cooperation. Manuel Lafont Rapnouil discusses the situation.