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France's Macron says he and Trump preparing an initiative on coronavirus crisis: Twitter

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech after his visit to the military field hospital outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, eastern France March 25, 2020, during a strict lockdown in France to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Cugnot Mathieu/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he had a “very good discussion” with U.S. President Donald Trump over the coronavirus crisis and that the two were preparing a new initiative to combat the pandemic.

“In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we are preparing with other countries a new strong initiative in the coming days,” the French president said on Twitter.

Reporting by Jean Terzian and Mathieu Rosemain; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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