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Ties too strong: Turkey dismisses Macron claim that Ankara and Moscow ‘separated' over Syria strikes

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France, the US and the UK did not manage to drive a wedge between Turkey and Russia in the latest confrontation over Syria, senior Turkish officials said, refuting French President Emmanuel Macron's claim.
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Macron Says He Changed Trump's Mind on Syria

Macron Says He Changed Trump's Mind on Syria

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President Trump is taking guidance on Syria policy from the president of France, Emmanuel Macron claimed in an interview Sunday. The French leader said he persuaded Trump to limit airstrikes on Syria on Friday to chemical weapons facilities after "things got a little carried away over tweets," the Guardian reports...
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Macron says he convinced Trump to stay in Syria

Macron says he convinced Trump to stay in Syria

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France convinced Trump to keep U.S. troops in Syria, Macron says

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The U.S. will also announce new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said.
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Emmanuel Macron said he was the brains behind Trump's airstrike on Syria - and convinced him to commit for the long term

Emmanuel Macron said he was the brains behind Trump's airstrike on Syria - and convinced him to commit for the long term

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French President Emmanuel Macron claimed credit for key elements of US policy on Syria.
He said the plan to limit recent airstrikes to chemical weapons facilities were his.
He also told French TV that he persuaded Trump not to pull US troops out of Syria.
Macron and Trump have made much of their close personal relationship.
Nonetheless, Trump is claiming the Syria strike as his personal success, and the White House rejected claims of a Macron-inspired U-turn.
French President Emmanuel Macron said that he was the mastermind behind Donald Trump's airstrike on Syria, and has persuaded him to...
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