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Presidents Trump, Macron celebrate their countries’ close ties

As French President Emmanuel Macron arrived April 23 as the first guest of President Trump for an official state visit, the two countries’ centuries-old friendship was on display. Born in democratic revolutions, France and the United States have built an enduring relationship. “It is truly fitting that we are holding our first official state visit ...
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Ambassador McCourt participated to the State Dinner organized during President Macron’s State Visit to the U.S.

Ambassador McCourt participated to the State Dinner organized during President Macron’s State Visit to the U.S. It was a great opportunity to catch up with two friends Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury and Ambassador John Bolton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017 / France

France is a multiparty constitutional democracy. Voters directly elect the president of the republic to a five-year term. They elected Emmanuel Macron to that position in May. An electoral college elects members of the bicameral parliament’s upper house (Senate), and voters directly elect members of the lower house (National Assembly). Observers considered the April 23/May ...
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