Macron calls for strategic talks on Nato's future ahead of UK summit
Nato leaders must have a deep discussion about the future of the military alliance and how ties with Russia can be improved, French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday.
Ahead of a summit of Nato leaders in London next week, Mr Macron held discussions with Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg in Paris.
At a joint press conference, Mr Macron posed a series of questions about Nato, an organisation that he termed as "brain dead" just a few weeks ago, a charge that was criticised by others within the alliance.
"Nato is an organisation of collective defence.
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"Against what, against who is it defending itself?
"Who is our common enemy?
"What are our common topics?" he said.
"This question deserves clarifications."