France calls for new global coalition of 'goodwill powers'


Foreign minister suggests Europe should align itself with countries such as India, Australia, Mexico and other 'powerful democracies'.

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France's leaders proposed a new alliance of "goodwill powers" on Friday in an attempt to revive the type of global diplomacy that they say is being jeopardized by the United States, Russia and other countries that favour unilateralism over cooperation, reports ABC News.