The most damaging scandal of Emmanuel Macron's presidency deepened on Saturday, with his interior minister due to face a grilling in parliament over his response to a top security aide of Macron caught on video beating up a young man at a Paris protest in May.
An aide to Emmanuel Macron was put on two-week leave after he was seen hitting a street protester in demonstrations in Paris in May, the French president’s spokesman said on Thursday, a decision deemed too soft by opposition leaders.
President Hassan Rouhani, in a message to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, congratulated the country’s national day and expressed hope that the two countries witness further development of historic relations in different fields.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday urged European companies not to be intimidated by the US threats of punishment over dealing business with Iran after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the 2015 nuclear agreement.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have called on Israel and Iran to exercise restraint to avoid any further escalation of tension in the Middle East, a German government spokesman said on Thursday.