President Macron hits back at US Secretary of State

President Emmanuel Macron of France: says West is “weakening”.

French President Emmanuel Macron warned Saturday that the West is “weakening” after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to fend off European anxiety about a decline of transatlantic unity.

“There is a weakening of the West,” the French leader told the Munich Security Conference.

“There’s an American policy that started several years ago and not just under this administration that includes a certain kind of withdrawal, of a rethink of its relationship with Europe.”

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had on Friday rejected European pessimism about Washington’s retreat from the global stage, saying the death of the transatlantic bond is “grossly overexaggerated”.

(AFP/NAN)

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  • With all due respect to the readers,
    The answer to Macron and others is, hard work, transparency, accountability and rule of law instead of waiting for American favours by grand lies and misleads which was going on since a century ago, America can't feed you anymore so go find your own bread to eat instead of blame games.
    Matthew,
    Texas.

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