Trump, Macron discuss North Korea, Iran


WASHINGTON Jan 08 (TNS): US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to each other, the White House says, and Trump provided Macron with an update on developments on the Korean Peninsula and the two discussed demonstrations in Iran.

The White House said the conversation was intended “to underscore” U.S., South Korean and international resolve to achieve the complete denuclearization of North Korea.

“The Presidents also agreed that the widespread demonstrations in Iran were a sign of the Iranian regime’s failure to serve its people’s needs by diverting the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism and militancy abroad,” the White House said in a statement.