Trump, France's Macron agree to meet May 25 in Brussels - White House


WASHINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron agreed during a phone call on Monday to meet during a May 25 NATO leaders meeting in Brussels, the White House said.

"President Trump emphasized his desire to work closely with President-elect Macron in confronting shared challenges, and noted the long and robust history of cooperation between the United States and its oldest ally, France," the White House said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


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Supporters of French President Elect Emmanuel Macron celebrate near the Louvre museum after early results were announced in the second round vote in the 2017 presidential elections in Paris, France, May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (L) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stephane De Sakutin/Pool
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Mori/Pool
Supporters of French presidential election candidate for the En Marche ! movement Emmanuel Macron wave French national flags as they celebrate in front of the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris on May 7, 2017, following the announcement of the results of the second round of the French presidential election. Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on May 7, 2017 in a resounding victory over far-right Front National (FN - National Front) rival after a deeply divisive campaign, initial estimates showed. (Photo by Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande (R) and President-elect Emmanuel Macron attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stephane De Sakutin/Pool
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on the stage May 7, 2017 at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France. Picture taken May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
French President elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux celebrate May 7, 2017 on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France. Picture taken May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
French President elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux celebrate on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris, France May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
Supporters of former elected president Emmanuel Macron celebrating his winning at Louvre Pyramid square in Paris on May 7, 2017 (Photo by David Cordova/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 07: Supporters celebrate at a rally for Emmanuel Macron, outside the Louvre on May 7, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Gyori Antoine /Corbis via Getty Images)
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux celebrate on the stage at his victory rally near the Louvre after results in the 2017 presidential election in Paris, France May 7, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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