September 9, 2017 / 12:28 AM / 17 days ago

Trump offers US support to French president after Irma hits French islands

File Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during a visit to Loren Cook Company in Springfield, Missouri, U.S., August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron to extend his condolences on the devastation to the French territories of St. Barthelemy and St. Martin due to Hurricane Irma, and to offer U.S. support to the French government, the White House said in a statement.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh

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