25 Apr 2022

Macron’s first job to ‘keep Europe united’, says former French ambassador to Syria

Europe Editor and Presenter

We spoke to Michel Duclos, a former French ambassador to Syria and now acts as a special adviser to the independent think tank, Institut Montaigne.

We put it to him that President Macron had always prided himself on being able to talk to strong men like Trump and Putin – but it hasn’t always worked.

Did he think Mr Macron’s re-election would change that?