French President Emmanuel Macron said the UN Security Council no longer provides good solutions to global problems, in remarks published Monday, and called for an overhaul of international cooperation mechanisms.
President-elect Joe Biden told France's President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday that he would like the US to once again work with its European ally on Iran nuclear policy. Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appeared to express a conditional openness to restarting dialogue with the US under a new administration, Newsweek wrote.
Iran summoned a senior French envoy, the charge d'affaires, to protest Paris' defense of the publication of cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday saying he is "attacking Islam", after the European leader defended the publication of cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Europe would not compromise with the United States over Washington's attempt to reactivate sanctions on Iran, warning the so-called snapback could undermine the UN Security Council and increase Middle East tensions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday condemned "unsubstantiated" accusations over opposition leader Alexei Navalny's alleged poisoning with a nerve agent during a call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.