Reuters reports President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday France would remain vigilant that Carlos Ghosn’s presumption of innocence and the former Renault-Nissan leaders’ rights to defend himself in a Japanese lawcase are respected.
Macron said: “We will be vigilant, just like with all our citizens across the world who have to answer to the law, through consular activity, so that the defendant’s rights and presumption of innocence are respected in that case."
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On Wednesday U.S. authorities arrested a former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier and another man wanted by Japan on charges that they enabled former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn to escape the country. Libby Hogan reports.
President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a top civil servant and local mayor who orchestrated France's coronavirus lockdown exit strategy, as his new prime minister on Friday as he acted to reinvent his administration and win back voters. Soraya Ali reports.
CNN reports President Trump marked D-Day's 75 anniversary in Normandy, France. In his speech, he described how the legacy of US troops continued beyond the war, saying: "In the decades that followed,..