U.S. president stressed his commitment to strengthening transatlantic unity
U.S. President Joe Biden spoke by telephone with French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, the White House said.
During the conversation, the U.S. president expressed his desire to strengthen bilateral relations with the country, which is the oldest U.S. ally, according to a White House statement.
In addition, President Biden stressed his commitment to strengthening transatlantic unity – in particular, in the NATO format and through the development of partnerships between the United States and the European Union.
The two sides showed unity in the need for close coordination of action – including within international organizations – on issues such as climate change, the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and the recovery of the global economy.
The U.S. and French presidents also agreed to cooperate on foreign policy priorities, including issues related to China, the Middle East, Russia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.