The presidents of the United States and France, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, had a telephone conversation, White House spokesperson Judd Deere informed.
“The two leaders also expressed concern over increased tension between NATO Allies Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean.
President Trump and President Macron agreed that Greece and Turkey must commit to dialogue, which is the only path to resolving their differences,” Deere wrote on Twitter.
As per the White House spokesperson, the two leaders also discussed, “the urgent need for UN action to extend the arms embargo on Iran.”
Also, “Trump reiterated that the United States will continue to provide much-needed aid to the Lebanese people [after last week’s powerful and deadly explosion in capital city Beirut] and emphasized the need for immediate reform, transparency, and accountability on the part of the Lebanese government.”