French presidential frontrunner Macron in phone talks with Obama


The centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, leading polls before first-round voting on Sunday, held a phone conversation with former US president Barack Obama on Thursday, giving the former economy minister a clear boost just as his rivals are narrowing the gap between frontrunners.

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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron spoke with former US president Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday, in an apparent sign of support just three days before the first round of an uncertain presidential election, reports Reuters.