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Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress

Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress
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French President Emmanuel Macron has used his speech to the joint houses of the US Congress to denounce nationalism and isolationism.

Mr Macron said such policies were a threat to global prosperity.

The speech was widely interpreted as a thinly veiled attack on President Donald Trump s America First agenda.

Mr Macron also raised differences on global trade, Iran and the environment, seemingly in contrast to the warm bonhomie of his visit so far.

The French president was given a three-minute standing ovation as he took his place in the chamber for his speech.
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