Keyword: press conference
In a joint press conference in St Petersburg ahead of an annual economic forum on Friday, the Russian and French leaders reiterated their support for the Iran nuclear programme limitation deal after the recent US decision to withdraw from it, and that despite US President Donald Trump's decision to pull back from planned talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un negotiations over the latter's proposed denuclearisation of the peninsula should continue.
Élysée official say new president's 'complex thought process' lends itself badly to traditional Bastille Day television interview with journalists.
At a press conference following the meeting in Paris on Tuesday evening between French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Theresa May, the French head of state, who has previously warned May that a tough deal awaits Britain's referendum decision to leave the EU, said of the so-called Brexit negotiations that until they come to an end 'there is always a chance to reopen the door'.
The French president said recent 'progress' in the ceasefire in the Ukraine left few obstacles to lifting EU and US sanctions against Moscow.
Three US passengers who disarmed Thalys gunman said survival instinct drove them, that assailant appeared untrained and events felt 'very unreal'.
“Decline is not our destiny" French president tells his first full press conference at Elysée palace as he battles to dispel doubts over leadership.
French president prepares for keynote press conference amid rising discontent over flagging economy and a slump in personal poll ratings.