Macron showcases Euro military prowess at Paris parade

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Macron showcases Euro military prowess at Paris paradeFrench President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday put European military cooperationat the heart of the Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions with the United States. Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, joined Macron to watch the annual parade down the Champs Elysees that marks the July 14, 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress in Paris in the French Revolution. Over 4,000 members of the armed force were to make the ceremonial march to the Place de la Concorde, as fighter jets roared overhead.

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