French President bestowed with prestigious International German Prize


Emmanuel Macron, French President, has been bestowed with the prestigious German prize in recognition of his services for European unity and in recognition of his 'vision of a new Europe'. The International Charlemagne Prize is awarded annually by the city of Aachen, near the Belgian and Dutch borders. Former US President Bill Clinton and Pope Francis and John Paul II were among the previous holders of the award.

The citation pointed observed that Macron's 'vision of a new Europe and of the re-establishment of the European project, of a new European sovereignty and a close, restructured cooperation between peoples and nations' is remarkable. It said Macron's election in May 'proved once again that Europe is indeed capable of generating enthusiasm'.




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