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Macron showcases Europe military prowess at Paris parade

PARIS -- President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday sought to showcase European military cooperation in France's annual Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions between Europe and the United States.

Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, joined Macron in Paris to watch the parade down the Champs-Elysees that commemorates the July 14, 1789, storming of the…

  • Daphné Benoit and Stuart Williams, Agence France-Presse

Some 4,300 members of the armed forces, including regiments from other European armies, marched down the avenue’s famed cobblestones in a tradition that dates back to the aftermath of…

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