During a joint press conference in Paris, the leaders of the United States and France were relaxed, mainly skipping their political differences and focusing on common priorities, such as Syria, terrorism, and the fact that the macron called "free and fair trade".
They even exchanged a brief handshake with low-impact introduction of the Macron, a symbolic counterpoint to their famous arm wrestling in Brussels on 6 weeks ago.
When Macron was asked about trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the climate deal in Paris, macron soberly reiterated his position, but not pressing and not trying to publicly embarrass a colleague. The split in this matter, "absolutely would not hurt France and the United States to work together on other issues, he said, turning kindly towards trump.
Trump was clearly fascinated, repeating the statement of the Macron about "friendship" before you get carried away by the prospect of lunch at the Eiffel tower. Climate deal, he said: "a Lot can change in relation to the Paris agreement, we will see what happens. But we'll talk about this in the coming period of time, and if that happens, it will be fine." Perhaps it was just stagnation. No one expects trump will seriously reconsider its position on climate Covenant.
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