Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade

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Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday put European military cooperation at the heart of the Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions with the United States.Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, joined Macron to watch the annual parade down the Champs Elysees that marks the July 14, 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress in Paris in the French Revolution.Over 4,000 members of the armed force made the ceremonial march to the…

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By | 2019-07-14T10:31:47+00:00 July 14th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade