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European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade


German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Dutch Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld and Denmark's Defence minister Trine Bramsen before the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris, France, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

PARIS (Reuters) - European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European military cooperation.

After riding down the iconic Champs Elysees boulevard in a military vehicle escorted by motorcycles and a cavalry procession, Macron joined leaders that also included Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte ...


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