Kamala Harris was in Paris this week, the occasion to try to calm relations between France and America.
In France for the peace
The fourth edition of the annual peace forum opened on Thursday in Paris in the presence of the French head of state, Emmanuel Macron, and the American vice-president, Kamala Harris. This international event on issues of global governance and multilateralism is dedicated this year to bridging global divides. Visiting the French capital for five days to try to calm relations between France and America, the Democrat wanted to set off on new bases with France in the context of the submarine affair. Indeed, last September, Australia had broken a huge contract of submarines with France for the benefit of the United States, without warning Emmanuel Macron. Angry, the latter had recalled the ambassador of the United States, causing a serious diplomatic crisis between the oldest allies in the world.
Joe Biden is trying to ease the tensions
Realizing the anger of his partner, Joe Biden spoke several times with his French counterpart in order to ease tensions. Kamala Harris’s trip to France is therefore one more American gesture in favor of appeasement. American Vice-President Kamala Harris promised, Thursday, November 11, in Paris, her country’s commitment to the global fight. against poverty, acting, the return of the United States to the heart of the international community. Kamala Harris continued her visit to Paris on Thursday, November 11, performing alongside Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, during the Armistice commemorations. Kamala Harris thus slipped a very cheerful “I love Paris” to the latter, wanting to prove once again her attachment to France. A statement to which the mayor of Paris responded with as much benevolence: « Our city loves you very much too. »