The presidents of the United States and France made a phone call on Friday. Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden agreed to “deepen dialogue and cooperation between the two countries” with the G20 meeting in Rome.
US presidents Joe Biden and French presidents Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone on Friday about deepening cooperation between the two countries in the field of security. As reported by the Elysee Palace, the two leaders’ conversation took place “in the spirit of the September 22, 2021 conversation,” as Biden spoke to Macron after canceling the “contract of the century” for French submarines to Australia.
Macron and Biden want to “deepen dialogue and cooperation”
“Leaders summarized the work undertaken between France and the United States to guarantee confidence, meet contemporary challenges, in particular to establish a stronger European defense, complementary to NATO, and contribute to global security,” the Elysee Palace wrote in a press release.
Macron and Biden agreed to “deepen dialogue and cooperation between the two countries” at the G20 meeting in Rome. Both the White House and the Elysée Palace also announced on Friday that US Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Paris on November 11-12, where he will attend the Peace Forum and an international conference on Libya.
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