EU-U.S. Tensions Cast a Shadow on Macron’s Visit to Washington

EU-U.S. Tensions Cast a Shadow on Macron’s Visit to Washington
President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron stand on the Blue Room Balcony of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 1, 2022 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington this week for an official state visit to the United States. While the visit comes at a pivotal moment in the bilateral relationship, many European observers are paying attention to the areas of divergence over issues related to trade and Western unity as the war in Ukraine drags on.

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