The Iranian Parliament speaker on Sunday criticized recent anti-Iran remarks by the French president in a meeting with his American counterpart, saying that he changes his words based on the person he meets.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candidates for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years.
France insists that the multilateral nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers, which has been severely targeted by the United States, must be saved and Tehran’s continued participation in it ensured.
Hundreds of “Yellow Vest” demonstrators have convened in the French capital, Paris, and several other cities for the tenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at relieving the discontent.
With the death toll from recent clashes reaching 10, the "Yellow Vest" protesters have taken to the streets across France for a sixth consecutive week in a challenge to the government of President Emmanuel Macron.
Support for the “yellow vest” protesters in France dropped sharply following President Emmanuel Macron’s concessions to ease taxes and boost income, leaving the country split, two opinion polls showed on Tuesday.
The anti-government protests convulsing France will slow growth to close to a standstill in the final quarter, the central bank said on Monday, complicating President Emmanuel Macron’s task of finding concessions to placate the “yellow vest” movement.
President Emmanuel Macron warned his cabinet on Monday that violent protests against diesel tax hikes in France risked unnerving foreigners and pressed his government to respond to the concerns of voters.
French President Emmanuel Macron called for greater European unity, saying that Europe must not "become a plaything of great powers, must assume greater responsibility for its security and its defense”.