Macron discusses a major new initiative for coronavirus


President Emmanuel Macron discussed the coronavirus pandemic with Donald Trump, as the United States went into the lead for the most number of confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Macron said “[we] are preparing…a major new initiative in the next few days”.

The White House said in a statement “The leaders also discussed important regional and bilateral issues,” adding that two countries would work to quickly eliminate the pandemic and minimise its economic impact.

Macron said:

“Very good discussion with @realDonaldTrump.  In the face of the crisis of COVID-19, we are preparing a major new initiative in the next few days”