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Emmanuel Macron faces "the diplomacy of emotion"

2023-06-04T20:11:18.802Z

Highlights: Every ten years, the commemorative ceremonies of the Normandy landings take on an international character in the presence of a large number of heads of state. This tradition dates back to the fortieth anniversary that brought together François Mitterrand, Elizabeth II, Ronald Reagan, Baudoin I, Beatrix I, or Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Only absent in the photo: German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, despite his repeated requests! No matter! Rebroadcast on televisions around the world, the event was meant to be grandiose.


ANALYSIS - Every ten years, the commemorative ceremonies of the Normandy landings take on an international character in the presence of a large number of heads of state.


While the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, is finally announced on June 6 in Calvados, including Colleville-Montgomery and Arromanches, to celebrate the 79th anniversary of the Normandy landings, all eyes are already turned to next year's "festivities". Every ten years, these commemorative ceremonies take on an international character in the presence of a large number of heads of State, even crowned heads. In fact, this tradition dates back to the fortieth anniversary that brought together, in 1984 in Utah Beach in the Cotentin, François Mitterrand, Elizabeth II, Ronald Reagan, Baudoin I, Beatrix I, or Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Only absent in the photo: German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, despite his repeated requests! No matter! Rebroadcast on televisions around the world, the event was meant to be grandiose. He was. More than 800 accredited journalists will immortalize through their reports this "historic anniversary"...

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