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Macron to discuss Notre-Dame with Pope Francis later Tuesday: presidency

By AFP
  • Published : Apr 16, 2019 - 21:52
  • Updated : Apr 16, 2019 - 21:52

French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the fire that ravaged the famed Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris with Pope Francis in telephone talks later Tuesday, his office said.

"The president has already had several national and international calls this morning," including with US President Donald Trump, German Chancelor Angela Merkel and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the presidency said. (AFP)

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks as Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, stand near the Notre Dame Cathedral where a fire burns in Paris, France, 15 April 2019. (EPA=Yonhap)