Exclusive: Macron speaks out on Trump, Putin, Palestine, Syria, and the Greek debt

Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France’s new president on Sunday, gave his last interview before his landslide victory to Mediapart, in which he detailed the measures and policies he would adopt over his five-year term of office. During the two-hour interview on Friday evening, he detailed his approach to a number of foreign policy issues - which were little mentioned during his campaign - including French military intervention abroad, his views on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Greek debt crisis, and US reluctance to implement the Paris COP 21 measures to combat climate change.

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Mediapart: The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21) is more of a diplomatic success than an environmental one given that climate change has only worsened since 2015. Donald Trump perhaps intends to call the Paris agreement into question. What will you say to him when you meet him at the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25th and 26th?