Macron holds Mediterranean summit in Marseille

Macron holds Mediterranean summit in Marseille

Governement ministers and civil society representatives from ten Mediterranean countries gather in Marseille for a regional summit. They pose for a family photo with Emmanuel Macron at the Pharo Palace, near the Old Port.
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